Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 allows local users to bypass the Protected Mode protection mechanism, and consequently gain privileges, by leveraging the ability to execute sandboxed code, aka "Internet Explorer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Published 2013-12-11 00:55:04
Updated 2018-10-12 22:05:22
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Vulnerability category: Input validationGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-5045

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 33 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-5045

  • MS13-097 Registry Symlink IE Sandbox Escape
    Disclosure Date: 2013-12-10
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability in Internet Explorer Sandbox which allows to escape the Enhanced Protected Mode and execute code with Medium Integrity. The vulnerability exists in the IESetProtectedModeRegKeyOnly function from the ieframe.dll component,

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-5045

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-5045

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2013-5045

Products affected by CVE-2013-5045

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