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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4777

Original release date: 09/13/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Heap-based buffer overflow in the DirectAnimation Path Control (DirectAnimation.PathControl) COM object (daxctle.ocx) for Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1, on Chinese and possibly other Windows distributions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown manipulations in arguments to the KeyFrame method, possibly related to an integer overflow, as demonstrated by daxctle2, and a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-4446.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 RE: IE ActiveX 0day?
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1577
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-318A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.xsec.org/index.php?module=releases&act=view&type=2&id=20
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 Fwd: IE ActiveX 0day?
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3593
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060918 Re: IE ActiveX 0day?
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 Re: Fwd: IE ActiveX 0day?
External Source: BID
Name: 20047
External Source: XF
Name: ie-directanimation-code-execution(28942)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 28842
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#377369
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060913 [0day] daxctle2.c - Internet Explorer COM Object Heap Overflow Download Exec Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1103
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 2358
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/925444.mspx
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-067
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016854

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1103
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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