Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers access to an object that (1) was not properly allocated or (2) is deleted, as demonstrated by a CDwnBindInfo object, and exploited in the wild in December 2012.
Published 2012-12-30 18:55:01
Updated 2023-12-07 18:38:57
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-4792

91.35%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-4792

  • MS13-008 Microsoft Internet Explorer CButton Object Use-After-Free Vulnerability
    Disclosure Date: 2012-12-27
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/browser/ie_cbutton_uaf
    This module exploits a vulnerability found in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A use-after-free condition occurs when a CButton object is freed, but a reference is kept and used again during a page reload, an invalid memory that's controllable is used, and allows arbit

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-4792

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-4792

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-4792

Products affected by CVE-2012-4792

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