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First posted on 18 April 2020.
There are no other names known for Exploit:VBS/CVE-2014-6332.
Threat in context
This exploit targets various applications, including some that form part of Windows operating systems.
What is an exploit?
Exploits are written to take advantage of weaknesses (or vulnerabilities) in legitimate software. A project called Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) gives each vulnerability a unique number, in this case "CVE-2014-6332".
You can find more information on the CVE website or on our page about exploits.
You can also read more about this vulnerability in the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-064.
Commonly, you encounter this threat when you visit a compromised website.
You might get an alert about this threat even if you're not using a vulnerable version of the application. This is because we detect when a website or file tries to use the vulnerability, even if it isn't successful.
Last update 18 April 2020