MS14-084: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3016711)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79833


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed VBScript Scripting Engine.


The installed version of the VBScript Scripting Engine is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of objects in memory. By tricking a user into viewing or opening malicious content, an attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code on the affected system, subject to the user's privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 2008 R2, and 7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79833

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-084.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/9/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: 12/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6363

BID: 71504

MSFT: MS14-084

MSKB: 3012168, 3012172, 3012176