National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5056
Original release date:12/11/2013
Use-after-free vulnerability in the Scripting Runtime Object Library in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site that is visited with Internet Explorer, aka "Use-After-Free Vulnerability in Microsoft Scripting Runtime Object Library."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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
- Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)