MS14-066: Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2992611)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 79127


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper processing of packets by the Secure Channel (Schannel) security package. An attacker can exploit this issue by sending specially crafted packets to a Windows server.


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: Critical

ID: 79127

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-066.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/11/12

Modified: 2017/07/28

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

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: 2014/11/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/11

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6321

BID: 70954

OSVDB: 114506

CERT: 505120

MSFT: MS14-066

MSKB: 2992611