MS KB2953095: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution

high Nessus Plugin ID 73161


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote host is missing one of the workarounds referenced in KB 2953095.

The remote host has a version of Microsoft Word installed that is potentially affected by a code execution vulnerability due to the way the application handles specially crafted RTF files.


Microsoft has provided a workaround for Microsoft Word 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, Word Viewer and Office Compatibility Pack.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73161

File Name: smb_kb2953095.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/24/2014

Updated: 8/30/2017

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


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:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/24/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1761

BID: 66385

OSVDB: 104895

MSKB: 2953095