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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-3859

Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010, when used in conjunction with Microsoft Office 2010 SP1, does not properly restrict configuration options, which allows local users to gain privileges by starting Internet Explorer from the IME toolbar, aka "Chinese IME Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2013-09-11 Last Update Date : 2014-12-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-3859

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Pinyin Ime 2010 ~~~~x64~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Pinyin Ime 2010 ~~~x86~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 3
Microsoft Pinyin Ime 2

- References For CVE-2013-3859
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-075 Vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a logged on attacker launches Internet Explorer from the toolbar in Microsoft Pinyin IME for Simplified Chinese. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights. Only implementations of Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010 are affected by this vulnerability. Other versions of Simplified Chinese IME and other implementations of IME are not affected.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • Chinese IME Vulnerability
Release Date:2013-09-10
CERT TA13-253A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-3859

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