MS14-041: Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975681)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76410


The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow that could allow privilege escalation. Note that this issue can only be exploited if an attacker first successfully exploits another vulnerability in a low integrity process.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76410

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-041.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/07/08

Modified: 2017/07/28

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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:directshow

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2780

BID: 68392

OSVDB: 108830

MSFT: MS14-041

MSKB: 2972280, 2973932