MS14-078: Vulnerability in IME (Japanese) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2992719)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability in the Microsoft Input Method Editor (IME) (Japanese)
component that is triggered when loading dictionary files. An attacker
can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a
specially crafted file, resulting in a sandbox escape and an
escalation of privileges in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-078

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008,
7, 2008 R2, and Office 2007 SP3.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 79137 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70944

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4077

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