CVE-2013-2551

HIGH

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers access to a deleted object, as demonstrated by VUPEN during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2013, aka "Internet Explorer Use After Free Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-1308 and CVE-2013-1309.

References

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-Security-Research-Blog/Pwn2Own-2013/ba-p/5981157

http://twitter.com/thezdi/statuses/309452625173176320

http://twitter.com/VUPEN/statuses/309479075385327617

http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA13-134A

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2013/ms13-037

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16317

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-03-11

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH