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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2766

Buffer overflow in INETCOMM.DLL, as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 through 6.0 SP2, Windows Explorer, Outlook Express 6, and possibly other programs, allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long mhtml URI in the URL value in a URL file.
Publish Date : 2006-06-02 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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MHTML Parsing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:441 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-2006-2766

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 2
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3

- References For CVE-2006-2766
VUPEN ADV-2006-2088
BUGTRAQ 20060531 Internet explorer Vulnerbility
MS MS06-043
XF ie-mhtml-mid-bo(26810)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:441
CERT-VN VU#891204
SECTRACK 1016654
OSVDB 25949
CERT TA06-220A
BUGTRAQ 20060601 RE: Internet explorer Vulnerbility
BID 18198 Microsoft Windows MHTML URI Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-09
BUGTRAQ 20060601 Re: Internet explorer Vulnerbility

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2766

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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