Security Updates for Internet Explorer (November 2019)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130912

Synopsis

The Internet Explorer installation on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Internet Explorer installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. (CVE-2019-1390)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.
(CVE-2019-1429)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4525243
-KB4525234
-KB4525106
-KB4525235
-KB4525246

See Also

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4525243/windows-8-1-kb4525243

http://www.nessus.org/u?f741cc55

http://www.nessus.org/u?d314c950

http://www.nessus.org/u?f8b9842b

http://www.nessus.org/u?ad214b5b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130912

File Name: smb_nt_ms19_nov_internet_explorer.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/12/2019

Updated: 11/30/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1429

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1390, CVE-2019-1429

MSKB: 4525243, 4525234, 4525106, 4525235, 4525246

MSFT: MS19-4525243, MS19-4525234, MS19-4525106, MS19-4525235, MS19-4525246