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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0612

Original release date: 01/31/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008


Multiple ActiveX controls in Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and Vista allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) by accessing the bgColor, fgColor, linkColor, alinkColor, vlinkColor, or defaultCharset properties in the (1) giffile, (2) htmlfile, (3) jpegfile, (4) mhtmlfile, (5) ODCfile, (6) pjpegfile, (7) pngfile, (8) xbmfile, (9) xmlfile, (10) xslfile, or (11) wdfile objects in (a) mshtml.dll; or the (12) TriEditDocument.TriEditDocument or (13) TriEditDocument.TriEditDocument.1 objects in (b) triedit.dll, which cause a NULL pointer dereference.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 2199
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070129 Internet Explorer 7 ActiveX bgColor property NULL pointer dereference (DoS)
External Source: XF
Name: ie-activex-bgcolor-dos(31867)
External Source: BID
Name: 22288
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070129 Internet Explorer 7 ActiveX bgColor property NULL pointer dereference (DoS)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.determina.com/security.research/vulnerabilities/activex-bgcolor.html
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070128 Internet Explorer 7 ActiveX bgColor property NULL pointer dereference (DoS)

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