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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4066

The Graphical Device Interface Plus library (gdiplus.dll) in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via certain images that trigger a divide-by-zero error, as demonstrated by a (1) .ico file, (2) .png file that crashes MSN Messenger, and (3) .jpg file that crashes Internet Explorer. NOTE: another researcher has not been able to reproduce this issue.
Publish Date : 2006-08-10 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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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 Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4066

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Tablet Pc * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Xp 1

- References For CVE-2006-4066
BUGTRAQ 20060731 Re: Gdiplus.dll division by 0
VUPEN ADV-2006-3114
XF windows-gdiplus-dos(28183)
BID 19221 Microsoft Windows Graphical Device Interface Plus Library Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-02
BID 19301 RETIRED: Microsoft Windows GDI Plus Library Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-02
BUGTRAQ 20060728 Gdiplus.dll division by 0
BUGTRAQ 20060801 Re: Gdiplus.dll division by 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4066

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