MS14-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2949660)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73413


The remote host is affected by multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, SharePoint Server, or Microsoft Office Web Apps that is affected by one or more unspecified memory corruption vulnerabilities. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted file, it may be possible for a remote attacker to take complete control of the system or execute arbitrary code.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, SharePoint Server, and Office Web Apps.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73413

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-017.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/04/08

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:word, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_web_apps, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack, cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/03/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (MS14-017 Microsoft Word RTF Object Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1757, CVE-2014-1758, CVE-2014-1761

BID: 66385, 66614, 66629

CERT: 882841

IAVA: 2014-A-0049

MSFT: MS14-017

MSKB: 2863910, 2878220, 2878221, 2878236, 2878237, 2863907, 2878303, 2878304, 2878219, 2863919, 2863926