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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5579

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by using JavaScript to cause certain errors simultaneously, which results in the access of previously freed memory, aka "Script Error Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2006-12-12 Last Update Date : 2011-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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
MS06-072: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (925454) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11537 windows
Script Error Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:761 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-2006-5579

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1

- References For CVE-2006-5579

http://secunia.com/advisories/20807
SECUNIA 20807
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017373
SECTRACK 1017373
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2006-58/advisory/
http://www.osvdb.org/30813
OSVDB 30813
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454969/100/200/threaded
HP SSRT061288
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454205/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061212 Secunia Research: Internet Explorer Script Error Handling MemoryCorruption
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21552
BID 21552 Microsoft Internet Explorer Script Error Handling Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-04-10
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4966
VUPEN ADV-2006-4966
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-072
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-072
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/599832
CERT-VN VU#599832
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-346A.html
CERT TA06-346A

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5579

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


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