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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.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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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/files/messagebox.c
http://www.security.nnov.ru/Gnews944.html
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 NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition:sp1_beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition:sp1_beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:sp1:*:enterprise:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard:sp1_beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web:sp1_beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:december_ctp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:home:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:media_center:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:professional:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp1:home:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp1:media_center:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:home:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:media_center:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:tablet_pc:*:*:*:*:*
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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