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

high Nessus Plugin ID 79833
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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

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

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