MS13-090: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (2900986)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is missing an update that disables selected
ActiveX controls.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update that sets kill
bits to prevent Microsoft's InformationCardSigninHelper Class ActiveX
control from instantiating in Internet Explorer. This control has a
vulnerability that can be abused to execute arbitrary code remotely, if
a user can be tricked into viewing a malicious web page using Internet
Explorer. It is currently being exploited through limited, targeted

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, RT, and RT 8.1

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 70848 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63631

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3918

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