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

High Nessus Plugin ID 74138


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: 2014/05/22

Modified: 2014/06/12

Dependencies: 13855, 72879, 49675

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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: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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1770

BID: 67544

OSVDB: 107182

CERT: 239151