MS14-063: Vulnerability in FAT32 Disk Partition Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2998579)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78439


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


The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability that is due to the way the Windows FASTFAT system driver interacts with FAT32 disk partitions. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, and 2008.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78439

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-063.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/10/15

Modified: 2017/07/28

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4115

BID: 70343

OSVDB: 113189

MSFT: MS14-063

MSKB: 2998579

IAVA: 2014-A-0148