MS14-005: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (2916036)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72428


The remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host contains a version of Microsoft XML Core Services that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability that could allow an attacker to read files on the local file system of a user, or read content of web domains where a user is currently authenticated.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1 and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72428

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-005.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/12/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:xml_core_services

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0266

BID: 65407

MSFT: MS14-005

MSKB: 2916036