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CVE-2006-5559 Detail

Current Description

The Execute method in the ADODB.Connection 2.7 and 2.8 ActiveX control objects (ADODB.Connection.2.7 and ADODB.Connection.2.8) in the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.5 SP3, 2.7 SP1, 2.8, and 2.8 SP1 does not properly track freed memory when the second argument is a BSTR, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via certain strings in the second and third arguments.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Impact

Failed exploit attempts will likely result in an application level denial-of-service condition.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/10/27/adodb-connection-poc-published.aspx
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061027.html Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017127 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/589272 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20704 Exploit Patch
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-044A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0578 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2007/ms07-009
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29837
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A214

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:data_access_components:2.5:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:data_access_components:2.8:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:data_access_components:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:itanium:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:data_access_components:2.7:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:data_access_components:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:data_access_components:2.8:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5559
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018