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CVE-2006-1992 Detail

Current Description

mshtml.dll 6.00.2900.2873, as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via nested OBJECT tags, which trigger invalid pointer dereferences including NULL dereferences. NOTE: the possibility of code execution was originally theorized, but Microsoft has stated that this issue is non-exploitable.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/24/2006
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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:N/A:P) (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): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-04/0616.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-April/045422.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/781
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016001 Exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016291 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/431796/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17658 Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1507 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-021
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25978

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2900:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1992
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018