MS14-067: Vulnerability in XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2993958)

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


The remote host contains a version of Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website, allowing the attacker to execute code with the current user's permissions.


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: High

ID: 79128

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-067.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/12/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:xml_core_services

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4118

BID: 70957

MSFT: MS14-067

MSKB: 2993958