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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1992

mshtml.dll 6.00.2900.2873, as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via nested OBJECT tags, which trigger invalid pointer dereferences including NULL dereferences. NOTE: the possibility of code execution was originally theorized, but Microsoft has stated that this issue is non-exploitable.
Publish Date : 2006-04-25 Last Update Date : 2021-07-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1992

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0.2900 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 1

- References For CVE-2006-1992
BUGTRAQ 20060422 MSIE (mshtml.dll) OBJECT tag vulnerability
XF ie-object-memory-corruption(25978)
VUPEN ADV-2006-1507
SECTRACK 1016291
OSVDB 27475
FULLDISC 20060423 MSIE (mshtml.dll) OBJECT tag vulnerability
MS MS06-021
FULLDISC 20060422 Re: MSIE (mshtml.dll) OBJECT tag vulnerability
BID 17658 Microsoft Internet Explorer Nested OBJECT Tag Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2006-04-24
SECTRACK 1016001

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1992

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