CVE-2014-4148

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CVE-2014-4148 is a significant vulnerability that was identified in 2014. This flaw in software design or implementation was exploited by the malware family known as "The Lamberts" or "Longhorn." The first public exposure of this malicious software came in October 2014, when cybersecurity firm FireEye discovered an attack leveraging this zero-day exploit and detailed it in a blog post. The specific malware used in this attack was referred to as 'BlackLambert,' which targeted a high-profile organization in Europe. The CVE-2014-4148 exploit was particularly notable for its use in deploying the only known sample of Black Lambert. This malware was dropped by a sophisticated Windows TrueType Font (TTF) zero-day exploit, demonstrating the complexity and severity of the threat posed by the CVE-2014-4148 vulnerability. The exploit allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code and take control of affected systems, making it a potent tool in the hands of cybercriminals. Despite the discovery and subsequent reporting of the CVE-2014-4148 vulnerability and its associated malware, the exact infection vector remains largely unknown in most cases. However, the high-profile European attack in 2014 clearly demonstrated the potential damage such a complex exploit could inflict. Since then, efforts have been focused on mitigating the risks associated with this vulnerability and preventing similar attacks from occurring in the future.
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MITRE
a year ago
Unraveling the Lamberts Toolkit
GovCERT CH
a year ago
Microsoft patches three zero-day vulnerabilities - what does that mean to you?