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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5745

Unspecified vulnerability in the setRequestHeader method in the XMLHTTP (XML HTTP) ActiveX Control 4.0 in Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 on Windows, when accessed by Internet Explorer, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments that lead to memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-4685. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2006-11-06 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft XML Core Services Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:104 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-2006-5745

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Xml Core Services 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Xml Core Services 1

- References For CVE-2006-5745
MS MS06-071
XF ie-xml-http-request-handling(30004)
ISS 20061104 Vulnerability in Microsoft XML HTTP Request Handling
CERT-VN VU#585137
Microsoft Advisory
BID 20915 Microsoft XML Core Service XMLHTTP ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-15
CERT TA06-318A
VUPEN ADV-2006-4334
SECTRACK 1017157

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5745

MS06-071 Microsoft Internet Explorer XML Core Services HTTP Request Handling
This module exploits a code execution vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services which exists in the XMLHTTP ActiveX control. This module is the modified version of - credit to str0ke. This module has been successfully tested on Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2, Windows 2003 Server SP0 with IE6 + Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 SP2.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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