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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3438

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library (hlink.dll), possibly a buffer overflow, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted hyperlinks that are not properly handled when hlink.dll "uses a file containing a malformed function," aka "Hyperlink Object Function Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2006-08-09 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Hyperlink Object Function Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:115 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-2006-3438

# 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-2006-3438
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:115
SECTRACK 1016659
BID 19405 Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library Function Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-09
CERT TA06-220A
CERT-VN VU#683612
MS MS06-050

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3438

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