Cisco Event Response: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for November 2013

November 12, 2013

Microsoft published its monthly security bulletin release on November 12, 2013. Microsoft released eight bulletins that addressed 19 vulnerabilities. The bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Outlook. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service condition, gain access to sensitive information, 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 MS13-088

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer CAnchorElement Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3871
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Print Preview Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3908
4.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer CSS Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3909
4.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3910
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3911
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3912
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3914
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3915
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3916
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3917
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-089

Vulnerability in Windows Graphics Device Interface Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Windows Graphics Device Interface Integer Overflow Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3940
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-090

Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits

Microsoft Windows InformationCardSigninHelper Class ActiveX Control Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3918
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-091

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Office Word WPD File Processing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-0082
9.3
Microsoft Office Word Stack Buffer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-1324
9.3
Microsoft Office Word Heap Buffer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-1325
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-092

Vulnerability in Hyper-V Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Memory Address Corruption Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3898
6.8

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-093

Vulnerabilities in Windows Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Information Disclosure

Microsoft Windows Ancillary Function Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3887
4.6

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-094

Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Information Disclosure

Microsoft Outlook Insecure Certificate Data Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3905
4.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-095

Vulnerability in Ddigital Signatures Could Allow Denial of Service

Microsoft Windows Digital Certificate Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3869
4.3

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 Cisco ASA/ASA-SM/FWSM firewalls are discussed in this bulletin.

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for November 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.