MS14-014: Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2932677) (Mac OS X)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72933
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A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host is reportedly affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability due to improper implementation of Data Execution Protection (DEP) and Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR).

If an attacker could trick a user on the affected system into visiting a website hosting a malicious Silverlight application, the attacker could bypass the DEP and ASLR security features.


Microsoft has released a patch for Silverlight 5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72933

File Name: macosx_ms14-014.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/11/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Dependencies: macosx_silverlight_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0319


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:silverlight

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, MacOSX/Silverlight/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0319

BID: 66046

MSFT: MS14-014

MSKB: 2932677