Cisco Event Response: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for February 2014

February 11, 2014

Microsoft published its monthly security bulletin release on February 11, 2014. Microsoft released seven bulletins that addressed 31 vulnerabilities. The bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft .NET Framework, and Microsoft Forefront. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service condition, access sensitive information, or gain elevated privileges.


Event Intelligence

The following table identifies Cisco Security Intelligence Operations content and Cisco mitigation information that is associated with this Microsoft release:

Microsoft Security Bulletin Cisco IntelliShield Alert
CVE ID
Search CVEs
Cisco Mitigations
CVSS
Base Score
CVSS Q&A

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-005

Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Information Disclosure

Microsoft Windows XML Processing Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0266
4.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-006

Vulnerability in IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service

Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Version 6 Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0254
2.9

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-007

Vulnerability in Direct2D Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Windows GIF Image Processing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0263
9.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-008

Vulnerability in Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Forefront Protection Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0294
10

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-009

Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft ASP.NET Server POST Request Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0253
5.0
Microsoft .NET Framework Unsafe Method Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0257
9.3
Microsoft .NET Framework Address Space Layout Randomization Security Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0295
4.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-010

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0267
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Unsafe Default Script Permissions Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0268
4.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0269
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0270
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer VBScript Processing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0271
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0271
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0273
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0274
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0275
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0276
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0277
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0278
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0279
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0280
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0281
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0283
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0284
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0285
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0286
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0287
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0288
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0289
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0290
9.3
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0293
4.3

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-011

Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Internet Explorer VBScript Processing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2014-0271
9.3

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletins (AMBs) provide mitigation techniques that administrators can deploy on Cisco network devices. Mitigations using Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance, Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series ASA Services Module (ASASM), and the Firewall Services Module (FWSM) for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers; Cisco ACE Application Control Engine Appliance and Module; Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) signatures; and Cisco Sourcefire Snort signatures are discussed in the AMB:

Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for February 2014

Cisco Security Manager helps enable enterprises to manage and scale security operations efficiently and accurately. Its end-to-end tools provide consistent policy enforcement, quick troubleshooting of security events, and summarized reports from across the security deployment.

Cisco NAC Appliance (formerly Cisco Clean Access) uses your organization's network infrastructure to enforce security policy compliance on all devices that attempt to gain access.

Cisco Identity Services Engine gathers information from users, devices, infrastructure, and network services to enable organizations to enforce contextual-based business policies across the network. It provides network visibility for advanced discovery and troubleshooting and combines authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), posture, profiling, and guest management.

Impact on Cisco Products

Customers should evaluate the Microsoft security bulletins and associated software updates for any potential impacts to Cisco Contact Center products. Please refer to the Cisco Customer Contact Software Policy for Using Microsoft Security Updates on Products Deployed on a Retail Installation of Windows Operating System for additional information.

Cisco IP Telephony Operating System, SQL Server, Security Updates
This document contains information on software updates for tracking Cisco-supported operating system, SQL Server, and security files that are available for web download. These updates support all versions of Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Conference Connection, Cisco Personal Assistant, Cisco IP Interactive Voice Response, and Cisco IP Call Center Express, Cisco Emergency Responder, Cisco Customer Voice Portal, and Cisco MeetingPlace. This document does not support Cisco Unity or servers where Cisco Unity is installed.

Recommended Microsoft Hot Fixes for Cisco Media Experience 3000
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