MS14-044: Vulnerability in SQL Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2984340) (uncredentialed check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 77161


A cross-site scripting vulnerability in SQL Server could allow an elevation of privilege.


The remote host has a version of Microsoft SQL Server installed. This version of SQL Server is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in the SQL Master Data Services. (CVE-2014-1820)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists in SQL Server.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2014.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77161

File Name: smb_kb2984340.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/12/2014

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode, Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-1820


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/12/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1820, CVE-2014-4061

BID: 69071, 69088

MSFT: MS14-044

MSKB: 2984340

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990