Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft HTML Help Workshop 4.74.8702.0, and possibly earlier versions, and as included in the Microsoft HTML Help 1.4 SDK, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .hhp file with a long Contents file field.
Published 2006-02-06 23:02:00
Updated 2017-07-20 01:29:53
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-0564

60.96%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2006-0564

  • HTML Help Workshop 4.74 (hhp Project File) Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2006-02-06
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/fileformat/hhw_hhp_compiledfile_bof
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in HTML Help Workshop 4.74 By creating a specially crafted hhp file, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. Authors: - bratax - jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>
  • HTML Help Workshop 4.74 (hhp Project File) Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2006-02-06
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/fileformat/hhw_hhp_contentfile_bof
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in HTML Help Workshop 4.74 by creating a specially crafted hhp file. Authors: - bratax - jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-0564

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2006-0564

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