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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3730

Original release date: 07/21/2006
Last revised: 09/28/2011


Integer overflow in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via a 0x7fffffff argument to the setSlice method on a WebViewFolderIcon ActiveX object, which leads to an invalid memory copy.


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: SECTRACK
Name: 1016941
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 27110
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-270A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#753044
External Source: MISC
Name: http://riosec.com/msie-setslice-vuln
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 2440
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1742
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02161
External Source: MISC
Name: http://browserfun.blogspot.com/2006/07/mobb-18-webviewfoldericon-setslice.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060927 Exploit module available for WebViewFolderIcon setSlice 0-day
External Source: XF
Name: ie-webviewfoldericon-dos(27804)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060930 ZERT patch for setSlice()
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060930 setSlice exploited in the wild - massively
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:339
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060929 Determina zero-day fix for CVE-2006-3730 (WebViewFolderIcon setSlice Integer Overflow)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2882
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-057
External Source: BID
Name: 19030
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-283A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:339
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0:sp1
+ OR

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