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CVE-2006-1476 Detail

Current Description

Windows Firewall in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 produces incorrect application block alerts when the application filename is ".exe" (with no characters before the "."), which might allow local user-assisted users to trick a user into unblocking a Trojan horse program, as demonstrated by a malicious ".exe" program in a folder named "Internet Explorer," which triggers a question about whether to unblock the "Internet Explorer" program.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428970/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/429111/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25598

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:tablet_pc:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1476
NVD Published Date:
03/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018