MS14-070: Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2989935)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79130


The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the Windows TCP/IP stack improperly handling objects in memory during input/output control (IOCTL) processing. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by running specially crafted applications after logging into the system.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79130

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-070.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/11/12

Modified: 2017/07/28

Dependencies: 11936, 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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

Metasploit (MS14-070 Windows tcpip!SetAddrOptions NULL Pointer Dereference)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4076

BID: 70976

OSVDB: 114532

EDB-ID: 35936

MSFT: MS14-070

MSKB: 2989935

IAVA: 2014-A-0174