CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6696

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.
Publish Date : 2006-12-21 Last Update Date : 2009-09-24
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS07-021: Vulnerabilities in CSRSS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (930178) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:291 windows
MsgBox (CSRSS) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1816 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-2006-6696

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Datacenter Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Datacenter Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Datacenter Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Datacenter Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP1 Enterprise Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB Sp1 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Datacenter Edition SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Datacenter Edition Sp1 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Datacenter Edition Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Sp1 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard Sp1 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Microsoft Windows Vista December Ctp Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Microsoft Windows Vista Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Microsoft Windows Vista Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Microsoft Windows Vista Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Tablet Pc Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Gold Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Home Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 19
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 12
Microsoft Windows Vista 4
Microsoft Windows Xp 8

- References For CVE-2006-6696

http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?n&storyid=1965
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-December/051394.html
FULLDISC 20061221 Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061215.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017433
SECTRACK 1017433
http://secunia.com/advisories/23448
SECUNIA 23448
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1325
VUPEN ADV-2007-1325
http://www.determina.com/security.research/vulnerabilities/csrss-harderror.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms07-021
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-021
http://www.kuban.ru/forum_new/forum2/files/19124.html
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2967
MILW0RM 2967
http://www.security.nnov.ru/files/messagebox.c
http://www.security.nnov.ru/Gnews944.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455061/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061221 Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455088/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061221 Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memorycorruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455104/100/0/threaded
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
BUGTRAQ 20061222 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft Windows XP/2003/Vista memory corruption 0day
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466331/100/200/threaded
HP SSRT071365
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/455546/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061230 csrss.exe double-free vulnerability - arbitrary DWORD overwrite exploit
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/5120
VUPEN ADV-2006-5120
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23324
BID 23324 Microsoft Windows CSRSS MSGBox Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-27
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21688
BID 21688 Microsoft Windows CSRSS HardError Messages Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-27
http://groups.google.ca/group/microsoft.public.win32.programmer.kernel/browse_thread/thread/c5946bf40f227058/7bd7b5d66a4e5aff
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/22/new-report-of-a-windows-vulnerability.aspx CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6696

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


CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.