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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1992

mshtml.dll 6.00.2900.2873, as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via nested OBJECT tags, which trigger invalid pointer dereferences including NULL dereferences. NOTE: the possibility of code execution was originally theorized, but Microsoft has stated that this issue is non-exploitable.
Publish Date : 2006-04-24 Last Update Date : 2011-09-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1992

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 6.0.2900 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1

- References For CVE-2006-1992

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-04/0616.html
FULLDISC 20060422 Re: MSIE (mshtml.dll) OBJECT tag vulnerability
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-April/045422.html
FULLDISC 20060423 MSIE (mshtml.dll) OBJECT tag vulnerability
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/781
SREASON 781
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016001
SECTRACK 1016001
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25978
XF ie-object-memory-corruption(25978)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1507
VUPEN ADV-2006-1507
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17658
BID 17658 Microsoft Internet Explorer Nested OBJECT Tag Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2006-04-24
http://secunia.com/advisories/19762
SECUNIA 19762
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-021
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-021
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016291
SECTRACK 1016291
http://www.osvdb.org/27475
OSVDB 27475
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/431796/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060422 MSIE (mshtml.dll) OBJECT tag vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1992

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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