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CVE-2006-2218 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6.0 on Microsoft Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via "exceptional conditions" that trigger memory corruption, as demonstrated using an exception handler and nested object tags, a variant of CVE-2006-1992.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/05/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Failed exploit attempts will likely crash the affected application.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016291
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/338828 US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-021.mspx Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/437099/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17820
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-164A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2319 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1078
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1728
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1765
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1768
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1845
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1961

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1078
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1078
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1728
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1728
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1765
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1765
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1768
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1768
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1845
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1845
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1961
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1961

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2218
NVD Published Date:
05/05/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017