CVE-2006-6696 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and Vista allows local users to gain privileges by calling the MessageBox function with a MB_SERVICE_NOTIFICATION message with crafted data, which sends a HardError message to Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS) process, which is not properly handled when invoking the UserHardError and GetHardErrorText functions in WINSRV.DLL.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/22/new-report-of-a-windows-vulnerability.aspx
http://groups.google.ca/group/microsoft.public.win32.programmer.kernel/browse_thread/thread/c5946bf40f227058/7bd7b5d66a4e5aff
http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?n&storyid=1965
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-December/051394.html
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061215.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017433
http://www.determina.com/security.research/vulnerabilities/csrss-harderror.html
http://www.kuban.ru/forum_new/forum2/files/19124.html
http://www.security.nnov.ru/Gnews944.html
http://www.security.nnov.ru/files/messagebox.c
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455061/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455088/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455104/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455158/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455546/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/466331/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21688
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23324
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5120
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1325
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2007/ms07-021
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1816

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6696
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2006
NVD Last Modified:
04/30/2019
Source:
MITRE