Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2988948)
Name MS14-054 First vendor Publication 2014-09-09
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2014-09-09
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
Calculate full CVSS 3.0 Vectors scores

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
Calculate full CVSS 2.0 Vectors scores


Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (September 9, 2014): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerability and take complete control over an affected system. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability. The vulnerability could not be exploited remotely or by anonymous users.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS14-054

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26784
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26784
Title: Task Scheduler Vulnerability - CVE-2014-4074 (MS14-054)
Description: The Task Scheduler in Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows local users to gain privileges via an application that schedules a crafted task, aka "Task Scheduler Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2014-4074
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-09-10 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms14-054.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

If you want to see full details history, please login or register.
Date Informations
2019-05-14 00:21:27
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-27 04:52:51
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-10 21:29:27
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-10 13:26:25
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-10 09:28:22
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-09 21:30:15
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-09 21:16:52
  • First insertion