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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1359

Original release date: 03/22/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 Beta 2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a certain createTextRange call on a checkbox object, which results in a dereference of an invalid table pointer.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1318
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#876678
External Source: BID
Name: 17196
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060328 EEYE: Temporary workaround for IE createTextRange vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1702
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2006-7/advisory/
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060327 Determina Fix for the IE createTextRange() bug
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1178
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18680
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-013
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1657
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.computerterrorism.com/research/ct22-03-2006
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060322 Microsoft Internet Explorer (mshtml.dll) - Remote Code Execution
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-101A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1678
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060322 IE crash
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1050
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060328 Determina Fix for CVE-2006-1359 (Zero Day MS Internet Explorer Remote "CreateTextRange()" Code Execution)
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060322 IE crash
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 24050
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/917077.mspx
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060322 FW: [Full-disclosure] IE crash
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060323 Secunia Research: Microsoft Internet Explorer "createTextRange()"Code Execution
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060322 Microsoft Internet Explorer (mshtml.dll) - Remote Code Execution
External Source: CIAC
Name: Q-154
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015812
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:985
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: XF
Name: ie-createtextrange-command-execution(25379)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1178
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1657
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1678
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1702
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:985
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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