Microsoft Releases Security Advisory for Internet Explorer

Last Updated: 01/02/2013

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released updates a security advisory for certain versions of Internet Explorer. Vulnerable versions are susceptible to remote code execution.

Microsoft has released a fix-it, but no update has yet been released. The IT Security Office advises applying the fix-it and workarounds (see links below) as soon as possible.

Affected Systems:

Internet Explorer 6,7 and 8

Not Affected:

Internet Explorer 9 or newer

Security Bulletin Names:

Microsoft Security Advisory (2794220)
Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Released: December 29, 2012

Affected Software

Additional Information

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2794220

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2794220#FixItForMe

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