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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 : 2021-07-23
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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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VML Buffer Overrun Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100 windows
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4868

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
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- References For CVE-2006-4868
BUGTRAQ 20060920 vml.c - Internet Explorer VML Buffer Overflow Download Exec Exploit
BUGTRAQ 20060919 Yet another 0day for IE
BUGTRAQ 20060920 RE: vml.c - Internet Explorer VML Buffer Overflow Download Exec Exploit
MS MS06-055
HP SSRT061254
BUGTRAQ 20060926 Windows VML security update MS06-055 released
BUGTRAQ 20060924 Windows VML Vulnerability FAQ (CVE-2006-4868) written
BUGTRAQ 20060920 Internet Explorer VML Zero-Day Mitigation
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100
Microsoft KB Article 925486
VUPEN ADV-2006-3679
BID 20096 Microsoft Internet Explorer Vector Markup Language Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-15
CERT TA06-262A
XF ie-vml-bo(29004)
OSVDB 28946
SECTRACK 1016879
Microsoft Advisory
CERT-VN VU#416092

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4868

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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