Cisco Event Response: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for October 2013

October 8, 2013

Microsoft published its monthly security bulletin release on October 8, 2013. Microsoft released eight bulletins that addressed 25 vulnerabilities. The bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft .NET Framework, and Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service condition, access 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 MS13-080

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3872
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer HtmlLayout::SmartObject Use-After-Free Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3873
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer CFontElement Use-After-Free Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3874
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3875
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3882
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3885
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3886
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3893
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3897
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-081

Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Multiple Microsoft Products OpenType Font Processing Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3128
9.3
Microsoft Windows Kernel USB Driver Memory Object Handling Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3200
7.2
Microsoft Windows Kernel Win32k Driver Use-After-Free Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3879
6.8
Microsoft Windows Kernel Driver App Container Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3880
1.7
Microsoft Windows Kernel Driver Memory Object Processing Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3881
6.8
Microsoft Windows DirectX Graphics Driver Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3888
6.8
Microsoft Windows Kernel Driver TrueType Font Processing Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3894
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-082

Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Multiple Microsoft Products OpenType Font Processing Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3128
9.3
Microsoft .NET Framework XML Entity Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3860
4.3
Microsoft .NET Framework JSON Content Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3861
4.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-083

Vulnerability in Windows Common Control Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Windows Common Control Library Integer Overflow Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3195
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-084

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Multiple Microsoft Products Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3889
9.3
Microsoft SharePoint Server Clickjacking Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3895
4.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-085

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Multiple Microsoft Products Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3889
9.3
Microsoft Office Excel Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3890
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-086

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Office Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3891
9.3
Microsoft Office Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3892
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-087

Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Information Disclosure

Microsoft Silverlight Memory Object Processing Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2013-3896
4.3

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletins provide identification and mitigation techniques that administrators can deploy on Cisco network devices. Firewall inspection, normalization, and access control lists are discussed in this bulletin.

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for October 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 (ISE) 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.