Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801618
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The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


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. Internet Explorer
versions 6 through 11 are vulnerable.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801618

Family: Web Clients

Nessus ID: 73739

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1776

BID: 67075