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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS14-011 Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2928390) VBScript 5.6 Critical 12-02-2014

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the VBScript scripting engine in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visited a specially crafted website. An attacker would have no way to force users to visit the website. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to take action, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker’s website.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory. The vulnerability may corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS14-011

Affected Software

VBScript 5.6
VBScript 5.7
VBScript 5.8