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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4868

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Vector Graphics Rendering engine (vgx.dll), as used in Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows XP SP2, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Vector Markup Language (VML) file with a long fill parameter within a rect tag.
Publish Date : 2006-09-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VML Buffer Overrun Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100 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-2006-4868

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Outlook 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 2
Microsoft Outlook 1

- References For CVE-2006-4868
Microsoft KB Article 925486
SECTRACK 1016879
XF ie-vml-bo(29004)
VUPEN ADV-2006-3679
MS MS06-055
CERT TA06-262A
BID 20096 Microsoft Internet Explorer Vector Markup Language Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-15
BUGTRAQ 20060926 Windows VML security update MS06-055 released
BUGTRAQ 20060920 RE: vml.c - Internet Explorer VML Buffer Overflow Download Exec Exploit
BUGTRAQ 20060924 Windows VML Vulnerability FAQ (CVE-2006-4868) written
BUGTRAQ 20060920 Internet Explorer VML Zero-Day Mitigation
BUGTRAQ 20060920 vml.c - Internet Explorer VML Buffer Overflow Download Exec Exploit
CERT-VN VU#416092
Microsoft Advisory
BUGTRAQ 20060919 Yet another 0day for IE

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4868

MS06-055 Microsoft Internet Explorer VML Fill Method Code Execution
This module exploits a code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer using a buffer overflow in the VML processing code (VGX.dll). This module has been tested on Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP0, and Windows XP SP2.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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