Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 CMarkup Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution

high Nessus Plugin ID 74138
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The remote host has a version of Internet Explorer installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote host has a version of Microsoft Internet Explorer installed that is affected by a use-after-free remote code execution vulnerability related to the handling of CMarkup objects.


Apply the workarounds mentioned in the CERT and ZDI advisories.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74138

File Name: smb_ie_cve_2014_1770.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/22/2014

Updated: 6/12/2014

Dependencies: microsoft_emet_installed.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl, microsoft_ie_esc_detect.nbin

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:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion, SMB/IE/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1770

BID: 67544

OSVDB: 107182

CERT: 239151