Cisco Event Response: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for August 2013

August 13, 2013

Microsoft published its monthly security bulletin release on August 13, 2013. Microsoft released eight bulletins that addressed 23 vulnerabilities. The bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Exchange. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service condition, or gain elevated privileges.


Event Intelligence

The following table identifies Cisco Security Intelligence Operations content and Cisco mitigation information that is associated with this Microsoft release:

Microsoft Security Bulletin Cisco IntelliShield Alert
CVE ID
Search CVEs
Cisco Mitigations
CVSS
Base Score
CVSS Q&A

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-059

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3184
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Process Privilege Level Issue
CVE-2013-3186
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3187
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3188
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3189
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3190
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3191
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer EUC-JP Character Sequence Processing Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3192
4.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3193
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3194
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3199
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-060

Vulnerability in Unicode Scripts Processor Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Font Parsing Engine Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3181
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-061

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Oracle Outside In Technology Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-2393
1.5
Oracle Outside In Technology Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3776
1.5
Oracle Outside In Technology Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3781
1.5

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-062

Vulnerability in Remote Procedure Call Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft Windows RPC Asynchronous Request Processing Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3175
9.0

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-063

Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft Windows Kernel Address Space Layout Randomization Security Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2013-2556
5.0
Microsoft Windows Kernel NT Virtual DOS Machine Memory Corruption Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3196
7.2
Microsoft Windows Kernel NT Virtual DOS Machine Memory Corruption Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3197
7.2
Microsoft Windows Kernel NT Virtual DOS Machine Memory Corruption Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3198
7.2

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-064

Vulnerability in Windows NAT Driver Could Allow Denial of Service

Microsoft Windows NAT Driver ICMP Packet Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3182
7.8

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-065

Vulnerability in ICMPv6 could allow Denial of Service

Microsoft Windows ICMPv6 Packet Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3183
7.1

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-066

Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure

Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services Account Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3185
5.0

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletins provide identification and mitigation techniques that administrators can deploy on Cisco network devices. Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) signatures; Cisco ACE Application Control Engine and Module; and firewall inspection are discussed in this bulletin.

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for August 2013

Cisco Security Manager helps enable enterprises to manage and scale security operations efficiently and accurately. Its end-to-end tools provide consistent policy enforcement, quick troubleshooting of security events, and summarized reports from across the security deployment.

Cisco NAC Appliance (formerly Cisco Clean Access) uses your organization's network infrastructure to enforce security policy compliance on all devices that attempt to gain access.

Cisco Identity Services Engine gathers information from users, devices, infrastructure, and network services to enable organizations to enforce contextual-based business policies across the network. It provides network visibility for advanced discovery and troubleshooting and combines authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), posture, profiling, and guest management.

Impact on Cisco Products

Customers should evaluate the Microsoft security bulletins and associated software updates for any potential impacts to Cisco Contact Center products. Please refer to the Cisco Customer Contact Software Policy for Using Microsoft Security Updates on Products Deployed on a Retail Installation of Windows Operating System for additional information.

Cisco IP Telephony Operating System, SQL Server, Security Updates
This document contains information on software updates for tracking Cisco-supported operating system, SQL Server, and security files that are available for web download. These updates support all versions of Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Conference Connection, Cisco Personal Assistant, Cisco IP Interactive Voice Response, and Cisco IP Call Center Express, Cisco Emergency Responder, Cisco Customer Voice Portal, and Cisco MeetingPlace. This document does not support Cisco Unity or servers where Cisco Unity is installed.

Recommended Microsoft Hot Fixes for Cisco Media Experience 3000
These documents evaluate the monthly Microsoft security bulletins for applicability to the Cisco Media Experience Engine (MXE) 3000 product line. The bulletins clarify which Microsoft Security Bulletins should be applied to affected hardware and software levels of Cisco MXE 3000 products.