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CVE-2006-5581 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain DHTML script functions, such as normalize, and "incorrectly created elements" that trigger memory corruption, aka "DHTML Script Function Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017373
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/347448 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454210/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454969/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21546
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2006-121212-1201-99
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-346A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4966 Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-048.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-072
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A116

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5581
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018