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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2382

Original release date: 06/13/2006
Last revised: 04/15/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 and 6 SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted UTF-8 encoded HTML that results in size discrepancies during conversion to Unicode, aka "HTML Decoding Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-017.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 18309
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#136849
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-021
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1414
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016291
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1862
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 26443
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1621
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060613 ZDI-06-017: Microsoft Internet Explorer UTF-8 Decoding Heap Overflow Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-164A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1906
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2319
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20595
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1752
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1931
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: XF
Name: ie-utf8-html-execute-code(26766)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1414
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1621
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1752
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1862
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1906
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1931
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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