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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2766

Original release date: 06/02/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in INETCOMM.DLL, as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 through 6.0 SP2, Windows Explorer, Outlook Express 6, and possibly other programs, allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long mhtml URI in the URL value in a URL file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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 disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060601 Re: Internet explorer Vulnerbility
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-220A
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-043
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060601 RE: Internet explorer Vulnerbility
External Source: XF
Name: ie-mhtml-mid-bo(26810)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060531 Internet explorer Vulnerbility
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2088
External Source: BID
Name: 18198
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016654
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:441
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#891204

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:441
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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