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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1189

Buffer overflow in URLMON.DLL in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 through 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted URL with an International Domain Name (IDN) using double-byte character sets (DBCS), aka the "Double Byte Character Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2006-04-11 Last Update Date : 2011-04-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE6 Double Byte Character Parsing Memory Corruption (WinXP) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1020 windows
IE6 Double Byte Character Parsing Memory Corruption(Server 2003) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1484 windows
IE6 Double Byte Character Parsing Memory Corruption (Win2K/WinXP) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:792 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1189

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 4

- References For CVE-2006-1189
BUGTRAQ 20060411 Microsoft Internet Explorer DBCS Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1015900
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-013
VUPEN ADV-2006-1318
BID 17454 Microsoft Internet Explorer Double Byte Character Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2006-04-17
CERT TA06-101A
CERT-VN VU#341028
XF ie-double-byte-execute-code(25551)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1189

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