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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      Last Modified:  12/21/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6696
Original release date:
12/21/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/22/new-report-of-a-windows-vulnerability.aspx External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source MISC http://groups.google.ca/group/microsoft.public.win32.programmer.kernel/browse_thread/thread/c5946bf40f227058/7bd7b5d66a4e5aff
http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?n&storyid=1965 External Source MISC http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?n&storyid=1965
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-December/051394.html External Source FULLDISC 20061221 Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2967 Exploit External Source MILW0RM 2967
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061215.html External Source MISC http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061215.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017433 External Source SECTRACK 1017433
http://www.determina.com/security.research/vulnerabilities/csrss-harderror.html External Source MISC http://www.determina.com/security.research/vulnerabilities/csrss-harderror.html
http://www.kuban.ru/forum_new/forum2/files/19124.html External Source MISC http://www.kuban.ru/forum_new/forum2/files/19124.html
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-021.mspx External Source MS MS07-021
http://www.security.nnov.ru/files/messagebox.c External Source MISC http://www.security.nnov.ru/files/messagebox.c
http://www.security.nnov.ru/Gnews944.html External Source MISC http://www.security.nnov.ru/Gnews944.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455061/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061221 Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455088/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061221 Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memorycorruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455104/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061221 Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455158/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061222 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455546/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061230 csrss.exe double-free vulnerability - arbitrary DWORD overwrite exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466331/100/200/threaded External Source HP SSRT071365
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21688 External Source BID 21688
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23324 External Source BID 23324
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5120 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-5120
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1325 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1325
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1816 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1816

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1816
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1816

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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