Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in OneNote Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2977201)
Name MS14-048 First vendor Publication 2014-08-12
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2014-08-12
Severity (Vendor) Important Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (August 12, 2014): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft OneNote. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected version of Microsoft OneNote. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS14-048

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26089
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26089
Title: OneNote remote code execution vulnerability - CVE-2014-2815 (MS14-048)
Description: Microsoft OneNote 2007 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OneNote file that triggers creation of an executable file in a startup folder, aka "OneNote Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2014-2815
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Product(s): Microsoft OneNote 2007
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2014-08-14 IAVM : 2014-B-0109 - Microsoft OneNote Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0053821

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-08-12 Name : The remote host contains an application that is affected by a remote code exe...
File : smb_nt_ms14-048.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2015-12-03 21:29:24
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2015-10-18 17:26:20
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2014-08-14 00:24:14
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2014-08-13 13:25:00
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2014-08-13 05:25:47
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2014-08-12 21:29:09
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2014-08-12 21:18:17
  • First insertion