Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (Web Browser). Affected is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The issue has been introduced in 06/26/2013. The weakness was published 06/10/2014 by Liu Long, Zhibin Hu, Yuki Chen, Zhao Wie and lokihardt@ASRT with Zero Day Initiative as MS14-035 as confirmed bulletin (Technet) via ZDI (Zero Day Initiative). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-1782 since 01/29/2014. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 349 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 74427 (MS14-035: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2969262)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 100202 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS14-035)).

Applying the patch MS14-035 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 13443.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (92814), Tenable (74427), SecurityFocus (BID 67875†), Secunia (SA58768†) and SecurityTracker (ID 1030370†). Further details are available at








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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

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Nessus ID: 74427
Nessus Name: MS14-035: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2969262)
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Advisory: MS14-035
Researcher: Liu Long, Zhibin Hu, Yuki Chen, Zhao Wie, lokihardt@ASRT
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-1782 (🔍)

X-Force: 92814 - Microsoft Internet Explorer code execution, High Risk
SecurityFocus: 67875 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2014-1782 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 58768 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
SecurityTracker: 1030370 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 44894 - [MS14-035] Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2014-1782, Critical

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Created: 06/11/2014 03:05 AM
Updated: 06/22/2021 08:19 AM
Changes: 06/11/2014 03:05 AM (88), 04/07/2017 12:05 PM (6), 06/22/2021 08:15 AM (2), 06/22/2021 08:19 AM (2)
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