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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3451

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 SP4 and 6 do not properly garbage collect when "multiple imports are used on a styleSheets collection" to construct a chain of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2006-08-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CSS Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5 windows
MS06-042: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (918899) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11534 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-2006-3451

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 6 Windows Server 2003 Sp1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 2

- References For CVE-2006-3451
SECTRACK 1016663
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5
VUPEN ADV-2006-3212
OSVDB 27854
BID 19316 Microsoft Internet Explorer Chained Cascading Style Sheets Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-03-29
CERT-VN VU#262004
CERT TA06-220A
MS MS06-042
BUGTRAQ 20060808 ZDI-06-026: Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple CSS Imports Memory Corruption Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3451

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