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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5581

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain DHTML script functions, such as normalize, and "incorrectly created elements" that trigger memory corruption, aka "DHTML Script Function Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2006-12-12 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 CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DHTML Script Function Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:116 windows
MS06-072: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (925454) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11537 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-2006-5581

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 1

- References For CVE-2006-5581
OSVDB 30814
HP SSRT061288
MS MS06-072
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:116
VUPEN ADV-2006-4966
CERT TA06-346A
BUGTRAQ 20061212 ZDI-06-048: Microsoft Internet Explorer normalize() Function Memory Corruption Vulnerability
BID 21546 Microsoft Internet Explorer DHTML Script Function Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-27
SECTRACK 1017373
CERT-VN VU#347448

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5581

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