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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3351

Original release date: 07/05/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in Windows Explorer (explorer.exe) on Windows XP and 2003 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (repeated crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a .url file with an InternetShortcut tag containing a long URL and a large number of "file:" specifiers.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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: 20060705 Windows Explorer URL File format overflow
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060706 Re: Windows Explorer URL File format overflow
External Source: BID
Name: 18838
External Source: XF
Name: win-explorer-url-dos(27567)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1186

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:3.1.0.3270
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_64-bit:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_64-bit:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition_64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition_64-bit:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition_64-bit:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise::64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_64-bit:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_64-bit:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition_64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition_64-bit:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition_64-bit:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2::64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2::datacenter_64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:sp1::enterprise
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:sp1::itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard::64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard_64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web:sp1_beta_1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::embedded
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::media_center
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold:home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold:professional
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:64-bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:embedded
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:media_center
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:tablet_pc
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:media_center
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:tablet_pc
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:ibm_oem_version
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:ibm_oem_version:sp1

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