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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1626

Original release date: 04/05/2006
Last revised: 10/11/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP SP2 and earlier allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar and possibly conduct phishing attacks by re-opening the window to a malicious Shockwave Flash application, then changing the window location back to a trusted URL while the Flash application is still loading. NOTE: this is a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-1192.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Solution

This vulnerability affects any version of Windows OS previous to XP SP2 that is using Internet Explorer 6.0

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2319
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060721 about bid 17404
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060404 Another way to spoof Internet Explorer Address Bar
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060403 Another Internet Explorer Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1600
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-021
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/Internet_Explorer_Address_Bar_Spoofing_Vulnerability_Test/
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1842
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016291
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1918
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1881
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1806
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1218
External Source: XF
Name: ie-swf-addressbar-spoofing(25634)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1604
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 17404
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19521
Type: Advisory; Exploit

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1600
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1604
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1806
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1842
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1881
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1918
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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