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CVE-2006-3493 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in LsCreateLine function (mso_203) in mso.dll and mso9.dll, as used by Microsoft Word and possibly other products in Microsoft Office 2003, 2002, and 2000, allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Word DOC or other Office file type. NOTE: this issue was originally reported to allow code execution, but on 20060710 Microsoft stated that code execution is not possible, and the original researcher agrees.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/10/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/07/10/441006.aspx
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-July/047732.html
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=115231380526820&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=115261598510657&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016453
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439649/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439878/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18905 Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2720
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27617

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3493
NVD Published Date:
07/10/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018