MS14-011: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2928390)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72434
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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed VBScript Scripting Engine.


The installed version of the VBScript Scripting Engine has a memory corruption vulnerability due to improper handling of objects in memory.
If an attacker can trick a user on the system into viewing or opening malicious content, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on the affected system, subject to the user's privileges.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72434

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-011.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/12/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0271

BID: 65395

MSFT: MS14-011

MSKB: 2909210, 2909212, 2909213