MS14-021: Security Update for Internet Explorer (2965111)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 73805
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The remote host has a web browser that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


The remote host is missing Internet Explorer (IE) Security Update 2965111.

The installed version of IE is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


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: Critical

ID: 73805

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-021.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/1/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-1776


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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: 5/1/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/26/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1776

BID: 67075

CERT: 222929

MSFT: MS14-021

MSKB: 2964358, 2964444