Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, as demonstrated by Sebastian Apelt and Andreas Schmidt during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2014. NOTE: the original disclosure referred to triggering a kernel bug with the Internet Explorer exploit payload, but this ID is not for a kernel vulnerability.
Published 2014-04-27 10:55:03
Updated 2020-07-28 19:23:36
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-1766

16.94%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-1766

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-1766

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-1766

Products affected by CVE-2014-1766

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