Vulnerability CVE-2006-1591


Published: 2006-04-03   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Windows Help winhlp32.exe allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted embedded image data in a .hlp file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Windows Help Heap Overflow
c0ntexb gmail co...
13.04.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.1/10
6.4/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows 2003 server 
Microsoft -> Windows nt 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-March/044748.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/700
http://www.open-security.org/advisories/15
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430871/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17325
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25573

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