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CVE-2014-1756 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2007 SP3, 2010 SP1 and SP2, and 2013 Gold, SP1, RT, and RT SP1, when the Simplified Chinese Proofing Tool is enabled, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .docx file, aka "Microsoft Office Chinese Grammar Checking Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html "CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path"

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2014/ms14-023

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2010:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2010:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2010:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2010:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2013:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2013:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1756
NVD Published Date:
05/14/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018