Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, and Office 2007 SP3, when IMJPDCT.EXE (aka IME for Japanese) is installed, allow remote attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism via a crafted PDF document, aka "Microsoft IME (Japanese) Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," as exploited in the wild in 2014.
Published 2014-11-11 22:55:05
Updated 2018-10-12 22:07:01
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

CVE-2014-4077 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft IME Japanese Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Microsoft Input Method Editor (IME) Japanese is a keyboard with Japanese characters that can be enabled on Windows systems as it is included by default (with the default set as disabled). IME Japanese contains an unspecified vulnerability when IMJPDCT.EXE (IME for Japanese) is installed which allows
Added on 2022-05-25 Action due date 2022-06-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-4077

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 78 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-4077

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CWE ids for CVE-2014-4077

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References for CVE-2014-4077

Products affected by CVE-2014-4077

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