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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3086

Stack-based buffer overflow in the HrShellOpenWithMonikerDisplayName function in Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library (hlink.dll) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long hyperlink, as demonstrated using an Excel worksheet with a long link in Unicode, aka "Hyperlink COM Object Buffer Overflow Vulnerability." NOTE: this is a different issue than CVE-2006-3059.
Publish Date : 2006-06-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Hyperlink Object Buffer Overflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:999 windows
MS06-050: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Hyperlink Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (920670) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:631 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-2006-3086

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library 1

- References For CVE-2006-3086
FULLDISC 20060618 ***ULTRALAME*** Microsoft Excel Unicode Overflow
XF excel-hlink-bo(27224)
MS MS06-050
BUGTRAQ 20060808 TSRT-06-10: Microsoft HLINK.DLL Hyperlink Object Library Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1016339
CERT-VN VU#394444
BUGTRAQ 20060622 MS Excel Remote Code Execution POC Exploit
BUGTRAQ 20060622 RE: MS Excel Remote Code Execution POC Exploit
BUGTRAQ 20060622 Re: MS Excel Remote Code Execution POC Exploit
VUPEN ADV-2006-2431
BID 18500 Microsoft HLINK.DLL Link Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-09
BUGTRAQ 20060623 Re: MS Excel Remote Code Execution POC Exploit
BUGTRAQ 20060623 Re: Re: MS Excel Remote Code Execution POC Exploit

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3086

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