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CVE-2006-2055 Detail

Description

Argument injection vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook 2003 SP1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to modify command line arguments to an invoked mail client via " (double quote) characters in a mailto: scheme handler, as demonstrated by launching Microsoft Outlook with an arbitrary filename as an attachment. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is implementation-specific or a problem in the Microsoft API.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://ingehenriksen.blogspot.com/2006/04/office-2003-file-attachment-exploit.html Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/432009/100/0/threaded Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1538 Broken Link 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26118 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-88 Improper Neutralization of Argument Delimiters in a Command ('Argument Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2055
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2006
NVD Last Modified:
02/13/2024
Source:
MITRE