MS14-019: Vulnerability in Windows File Handling Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2922229)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73416


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


The remote Windows host is potentially affected by a vulnerability in the way that Windows processes .bat and .cmd files that could allow remote code execution if a user is convinced to run a specially crafted .bat or .cmd file. When exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker could gain the same user permissions as the current user.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73416

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-019.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/8/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0315

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: 4/8/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0315

BID: 66619

MSFT: MS14-019

MSKB: 2922229