Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was 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 presented 07/08/2014 by Chen Zhang (demi6od) with NSFocus as MS14-037 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared for download at The public release was coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-2806 since 04/10/2014. 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 current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (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 377 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.

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 vulnerability database at Tenable (76406).








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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

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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: Chen Zhang (demi6od)
Organization: NSFocus
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-2806 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1030532 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Mulitple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Bypass EV Certificate Guidelines
Vulnerability Center: 45319 - [MS14-037] Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2014-2806, Critical
SecurityFocus: 68387 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2014-2806 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 59775


Created: 07/09/2014 10:13 AM
Updated: 02/08/2022 02:36 PM
Changes: 07/09/2014 10:13 AM (73), 04/07/2017 12:10 PM (11), 02/08/2022 02:32 PM (2), 02/08/2022 02:36 PM (1)
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