Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 Beta 2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a certain createTextRange call on a checkbox object, which results in a dereference of an invalid table pointer.
Published 2006-03-23 00:06:00
Updated 2021-07-23 12:55:04
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Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-1359

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2006-1359

  • MS06-013 Microsoft Internet Explorer createTextRange() Code Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2006-03-19
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. Both IE6 and IE7 (Beta 2) are vulnerable. It will corrupt memory in a way, which, under certain circumstances, can lead to an invalid/corrupt table pointer dereference. EIP will point

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-1359

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2006-1359

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
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References for CVE-2006-1359

Products affected by CVE-2006-1359

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