Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 11 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The software 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The issue has been introduced in 03/22/2001. The weakness was presented 07/08/2014 by Bo Qu with Palo Alto Networks as MS14-037 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at The public release was coordinated in cooperation with Microsoft. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-2800 since 04/10/2014. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/08/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4856 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76406 (MS14-037: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2975687)), 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 100192 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update (MS14-037)).

Applying the patch MS14-037 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.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1030532), Vulnerability Center (SBV-45314) and Tenable (76406). See 13024, 13025, 66999 and 66988 for similar entries.






  • commercial


  • end of life

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 76406
Nessus Name: MS14-037: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2975687)
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Patch: MS14-037


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Advisory: MS14-037
Researcher: Bo Qu
Organization: Palo Alto Networks
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-2800 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1030532 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Mulitple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Bypass EV Certificate Guidelines
Vulnerability Center: 45314 - [MS14-037] Microsoft Internet Explorer 6-11 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2014-2800, Critical
SecurityFocus: 68382 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2014-2800 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 59775

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Created: 07/09/2014 10:13 AM
Updated: 02/08/2022 02:10 PM
Changes: 07/09/2014 10:13 AM (76), 04/07/2017 12:10 PM (10), 02/08/2022 02:04 PM (2), 02/08/2022 02:10 PM (1)
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