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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0187

Original release date: 01/12/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

By design, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 automatically executes code in the Load event of a user-defined control (UserControl1_Load function), which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking the user into opening a malicious Visual Studio project file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18409
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 16225
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0151
External Source: XF
Name: visualstudio-usercontrol-code-execution(24116)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060113 Visual Studio Remote Code Execution

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