Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit < RCE

high Nessus Plugin ID 83957
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The remote host has an anti-exploitation application installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit installed on the remote Windows host is a version prior to It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability that allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof the update server in order to upload and execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83957

File Name: malwarebytes_anti_exploit_1_04_1_1012.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/3/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: malwarebytes_anti_exploit_installed.nbin

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:malwarebytes:malwarebytes_anti-exploit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/4/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/11/2014

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Anti-Exploit Update Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4936