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: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/12/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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: 11/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/11/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6321

BID: 70954

CERT: 505120

MSFT: MS14-066

MSKB: 2992611