MS KB2963983: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is missing one of the workarounds referenced in
Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983.

The remote Internet Explorer install is affected by an unspecified
use-after-free vulnerability related to the VML and Flash components.
By exploiting this flaw, a remote, unauthenticated attacker could
execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of
the user running the affected application.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/security/2963983
http://www.nessus.org/u?671b0a2a

Solution :

Apply the IE settings and workarounds suggested by Microsoft in
security advisory 2963983.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 73739 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67075

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1776