MS14-033: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (2966061)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74425
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The remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host contains a version of Microsoft XML Core Services that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker could exploit this issue by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website, allowing the attacker to read files on the local user's file system or the content of web domains where the user is currently authenticated.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74425

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-033.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/11/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:xml_core_services

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/10/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1816

BID: 67895

MSFT: MS14-033

MSKB: 2939576, 2957482, 2966631