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CVE-2006-3357 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in HTML Help ActiveX control (hhctrl.ocx) in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by repeatedly setting the Image field of an Internet.HHCtrl.1 object to certain values, possibly related to improper escaping and long strings.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://browserfun.blogspot.com/2006/07/mobb-2-internethhctrl-image-property.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016434
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/159220 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442733/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18769 Exploit
http://www.tippingpoint.com/security/advisories/TSRT-06-08.html
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-220A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2634
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2635
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-046
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27573
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3357
NVD Published Date:
07/06/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018