Vulnerability

(MS14-060) Vulnerability in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000869)

Publish date: November 11, 2014

CVE-2014-4114

SEVERITY

HIGH

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DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a Microsoft Office file that contains a specially crafted OLE object. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows RT

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