Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3003743)
Name MS14-074 First vendor Publication 2014-11-11
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2014-11-11
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:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow security feature bypass when Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) fails to properly log audit events. By default, RDP is not enabled on any Windows operating system. Systems that do not have RDP enabled are not at risk.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS14-074

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-287 Improper Authentication

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28270
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28270
Title: Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) failure to audit vulnerability - CVE-2014-6318 (MS14-074)
Description: The audit logon feature in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly log unauthorized login attempts supplying valid credentials, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a series of attempts, aka "Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Failure to Audit Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2014-6318
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
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 1
Os 3
Os 2
Os 1

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2014-11-13 IAVM : 2014-B-0148 - Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol Security Bypass Vulnerability
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0057363

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-11-12 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms14-074.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-05-14 21:21:50
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-27 04:53:48
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2015-10-18 17:26:24
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2014-11-12 21:28:48
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2014-11-12 13:27:28
  • Multiple Updates
2014-11-12 05:34:52
  • Multiple Updates
2014-11-11 21:28:12
  • Multiple Updates
2014-11-11 21:16:59
  • First insertion