National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5046
Original release date:12/11/2013
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 through 11 allows local users to bypass the Protected Mode protection mechanism, and consequently gain privileges, by leveraging the ability to execute sandboxed code, aka "Internet Explorer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information