MS14-038: Vulnerability in Windows Journal Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2975689)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability
due to an error related to parsing Windows Journal files. An attacker
could convince a user into opening a specially crafted file, resulting
in the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-038

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 76407 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68396

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1824

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