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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4704

Original release date: 11/01/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-zone scripting vulnerability in the WMI Object Broker (WMIScriptUtils.WMIObjectBroker2) ActiveX control (WmiScriptUtils.dll) in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 allows remote attackers to bypass Internet zone restrictions and execute arbitrary code by instantiating dangerous objects, aka "WMI Object Broker Vulnerability."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-047.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#854856
External Source: XF
Name: ie-wscriptshell-command-execution(29915)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-346A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061031.html
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02180
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/11/01/microsoft-security-advisory-927709-posted.aspx
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4282
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:288
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.securityfocus.com/data/vulnerabilities/exploits/0day_ie.pdf
External Source: MSKB
Name: 927709
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 20843
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061212 ZDI-06-047: Microsoft Visual Studio WmiScriptUtils.dll Cross-Zone Scripting Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 20797
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017142
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-073

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:288
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio_.net:2005

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