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CVE-2006-3227 Detail

Description

Interpretation conflict between Internet Explorer and other web browsers such as Mozilla, Opera, and Firefox might allow remote attackers to modify the visual presentation of web pages and possibly bypass protection mechanisms such as content filters via ASCII characters with the 8th bit set, which could be stripped by Internet Explorer to render legible text, but not when using other browsers. NOTE: there has been significant discussion about this issue, and as of 20060625, it is not clear where the responsibility for this issue lies, although it might be due to vagueness within the associated standards. NOTE: this might only be exploitable with certain encodings.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/26/2006

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://ha.ckers.org/blog/20060621/malformed-ascii-bypasses-filters/
http://ha.ckers.org/blog/20060621/us-ascii-xss-part-2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438051/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/437948/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438049/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438066/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438154/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438163/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438358/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438359/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27288

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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-2006-3227
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017