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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0526

The default configuration of the America Online (AOL) client software allows all users to modify a certain registry value that specifies a DLL file name, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program.
Publish Date : 2006-02-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0526

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application AOL Aol Client Software 8.0 Plus Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application AOL Aol Client Software 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application AOL Aol Client Software 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application AOL Aol Client Software 9.0 Optimized Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application AOL Aol Client Software 9.0 Security Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
AOL Aol Client Software 5

- References For CVE-2006-0526
BID 16453 AOL Client Software Unspecified Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-02-07
XF aol-insecure-default-permissions(24498)
CERT-VN VU#953860
BUGTRAQ 20060131 Windows Access Control Demystified

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0526

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