MS14-012: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2925418)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72930
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The remote host has a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host is missing Internet Explorer (IE) Security Update 2925418.

The installed version of IE is affected by multiple privilege escalation and memory corruption vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host. Additionally, the installed version of IE is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72930

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-012.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/11/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/14/2014

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (MS14-012 Microsoft Internet Explorer CMarkup Use-After-Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0297, CVE-2014-0298, CVE-2014-0299, CVE-2014-0302, CVE-2014-0303, CVE-2014-0304, CVE-2014-0305, CVE-2014-0306, CVE-2014-0307, CVE-2014-0308, CVE-2014-0309, CVE-2014-0311, CVE-2014-0312, CVE-2014-0313, CVE-2014-0314, CVE-2014-0321, CVE-2014-0322, CVE-2014-0324, CVE-2014-4112

BID: 65551, 66023, 66025, 66026, 66027, 66028, 66029, 66030, 66031, 66032, 66033, 66034, 66035, 66036, 66037, 66038, 66039, 66040, 70266

CERT: 732479

EDB-ID: 32851, 32438, 32904

MSFT: MS14-012

MSKB: 2925418