Stack-based buffer overflow in the SetClientInfo function in the CDDBControlAOL.CDDBAOLControl ActiveX control (cddbcontrol.dll), as used in America Online (AOL) 7.0 4114.563, 8.0 4129.230, and 9.0 Security Edition 4156.910, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long ClientId argument.
Published 2006-12-10 11:28:00
Updated 2018-10-17 21:48:12
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6442

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6442

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2006-6442

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
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Products affected by CVE-2006-6442

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