Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 11 memory corruption

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

The issue has been introduced in 03/22/2001. The weakness was shared 07/08/2014 by José A. Vázquez (iDefense) with Yenteasy Security Research as MS14-037 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared at The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-2807 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. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k 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.

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). The entries 13024, 13025, 66999 and 66988 are related to this item.








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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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Advisory: MS14-037
Researcher: José A. Vázquez (iDefense)
Organization: Yenteasy Security Research
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-2807 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1030532 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Mulitple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Bypass EV Certificate Guidelines
Vulnerability Center: 45320 - [MS14-037] Microsoft Internet Explorer 6-11 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2014-2807, Critical
SecurityFocus: 68388 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2014-2807 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 59775

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Created: 07/09/2014 10:13 AM
Updated: 02/08/2022 02:39 PM
Changes: 07/09/2014 10:13 AM (73), 04/07/2017 12:10 PM (11), 02/08/2022 02:36 PM (2), 02/08/2022 02:39 PM (1)
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