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Microsoft Security Bulletin: February 12

Qualys® Vulnerability R&D Lab has released new vulnerability checks in the Qualys Cloud Platform to protect organizations against vulnerabilities that were announced today. Customers can immediately audit their networks for these and other new vulnerabilities by accessing their Qualys subscription. Visit our blog to see how to prioritize remediation.

Non-Qualys customers can audit their network for these and other vulnerabilites by signing up for a Qualys Free Trial, or trying our FreeScan Service.

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This new vulnerability check is included in Qualys vulnerability signature 2.2.356-3. Each Qualys account is automatically updated with the latest vulnerability signatures as they become available. To view the vulnerability signature version in your account, from the Qualys Help menu, select the About tab.

SELECTIVE SCAN INSTRUCTIONS USING QUALYS:

To perform a selective vulnerability scan, configure a scan profile to use the following options:

  1. Ensure access to TCP ports 135 and 139 are available.
  2. Enable Windows Authentication (specify Authentication Records).
  3. Enable the following Qualys IDs:
    • 100136
    • 100137
    • 90860
    • 74264
    • 90863
    • 90861
    • 90868
    • 90867
    • 90862
    • 90866
    • 90865
    • 90864
  4. If you would like the scan to return the Windows Hostname, also include QID 82044 and ensure access to UDP port 137 is available.
  5. If you would like to be notified if Qualys is unable to log on to a host (if Authentication fails), also include QID 105015.

In addition, prior to running a scan for these new vulnerabilities, you can estimate your exposure to these new threats by running the Risk Analysis Report, available from the Qualys Vulnerability Management Reports tab.

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  • Adobe Flash Player and AIR Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB13-05)

    Severity: Urgent
     
     
     
     
     
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    Qualys ID: 120865

    Vendor Reference: APSB13-05

    CVE Reference: CVE-2013-1372,CVE-2013-0645,CVE-2013-1373,CVE-2013-1369,CVE-2013-1370,CVE-2013-1366,CVE-2013-0649,CVE-2013-1365,CVE-2013-1374,CVE-2013-1368,CVE-2013-0642,CVE-2013-0644,CVE-2013-0647,CVE-2013-1367,CVE-2013-0639,CVE-2013-0638,CVE-2013-0637

    CVSS Scores: Base 9.3, Temporal 6.2

    Threat:
    Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia application for multiple platforms.

    Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR are prone to the following vulnerabilities:

    - Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-1372, CVE-2013-0645, CVE-2013-1373, CVE-2013-1369, CVE-2013-1370, CVE-2013-1366, CVE-2013-1365, CVE-2013-1368, CVE-2013-0642, CVE-2013-1367).

    - Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0649, CVE-2013-1374, CVE-2013-0644).

    - An integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0639).

    - A memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0638, CVE-2013-0647).

    - A vulnerability that could result in information disclosure (CVE-2013-0637).

    Affected Versions:
    Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149 and earlier versions for Windows
    Adobe AIR 3.5.0.1060 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

    Impact:
    Exploitation could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service or potentially lead to arbitrary execution of code.
    Solution:
    The vendor has released updates to fix the vulnerabilities. Refer to Adobe advisory APSB13-05 for further details.
  • Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB13-06)

    Severity: Serious
     
     
     
     
     
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    Qualys ID: 120864

    Vendor Reference: APSB13-06

    CVE Reference: CVE-2013-0635,CVE-2013-0636

    CVSS Scores: Base 10, Temporal 7.8

    Threat:
    Adobe Shockwave Player is a multimedia player available for multiple platforms. It is prone to the following vulnerabilities:

    This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0635).
    This update resolves a stack overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0636).

    Affected Versions:
    Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh.

    Impact:
    This update addresses vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.
    Solution:
    The vendor has released an update to resolve this issue. Adobe recommends Shockwave Player users install Shockwave Player version 12.0.0.112. The updated version is available for download at the Shockwave Player Download site.

    Refer to the vendor advisory APSB13-06 to obtain additional details about these vulnerabilities.

This new vulnerability check is included in Qualys vulnerability signature 2.2.356-3. Each Qualys account is automatically updated with the latest vulnerability signatures as they become available. To view the vulnerability signature version in your account, from the Qualys Help menu, select the About tab.

SELECTIVE SCAN INSTRUCTIONS USING QUALYS:

To perform a selective vulnerability scan, configure a scan profile to use the following options:

  1. Ensure access to TCP ports 135 and 139 are available.
  2. Enable Windows Authentication (specify Authentication Records).
  3. Enable the following Qualys IDs:
    • 120865
    • 120864
  4. If you would like the scan to return the Windows Hostname, also include QID 82044 and ensure access to UDP port 137 is available.
  5. If you would like to be notified if Qualys is unable to log on to a host (if Authentication fails), also include QID 105015.

In addition, prior to running a scan for these new vulnerabilities, you can estimate your exposure to these new threats by running the Risk Analysis Report, available from the Qualys Vulnerability Management Reports tab.

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