CU-Boulder IT Security: Severe: Internet Explorer Update

Last Updated: 01/15/2013

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released an Internet Explorer update to address multiple vulnerabilities including previously addressed vulnerability 2794220 released December 2012. The updates address a condition that, if left unpatched, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

The IT Security Office advises applying the update as soon as possible.
 
Affected Systems:
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
 
Not affected:
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
 
Security Bulletin Names:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-008 - Critical
Security Update for Internet Explorer (2799329)
Released: January 14, 2013

Additional Information

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-008

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

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