Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Microsofts .NET Framework and Silverlight that could allow for remote code execution. Microsoft.NET is a software framework for applications designed to run under Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Silverlight is a web application framework that provides support for .NET applications and is used for streaming media.
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in an attacker taking complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights.'
- Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0
- Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
- Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
- Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0
- Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
- Microsoft Silverlight 5
- Microsoft Silverlight Developer Runtime
Seven vulnerabilities have been discovered in Microsoft .NET Framework, and Microsoft Silverlight. These vulnerabilities include;
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in an attacker taking complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights.
- Apply appropriate patches provided by Microsoft to vulnerable systems immediately after appropriate testing.
- Remind users not to visit un-trusted websites or follow links provided by unknown or un-trusted sources.
- Remind users not to open e-mail attachments from unknown users or suspicious e-mails from trusted sources.
- Run all software as a non-privileged user (one without administrative privileges) to diminish the effects of a successful attack.