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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3638

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and 6 does not properly handle uninitialized COM objects, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated by the Nth function in the DirectAnimation.DATuple ActiveX control, aka "COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2006-08-08 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:719 windows
MS06-042: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (918899) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11534 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-2006-3638

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 8

- References For CVE-2006-3638

http://securitytracker.com/id?1016663
SECTRACK 1016663
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3212
VUPEN ADV-2006-3212
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/442728/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060808 TSRT-06-09: Microsoft DirectAnimation COM Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19340
BID 19340 Microsoft Internet Explorer COM Object Instantiation Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-03-29
http://www.tippingpoint.com/security/advisories/TSRT-06-09.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-042
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-042
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/959049
CERT-VN VU#959049
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-220A.html
CERT TA06-220A
http://secunia.com/advisories/21396
SECUNIA 21396
http://www.osvdb.org/27852
OSVDB 27852

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3638

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


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