Vulnerability CVE-2006-2058


Published: 2006-04-26   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Argument injection vulnerability in Avant Browser 10.1 Build 17 allows user-assisted remote attackers to modify command line arguments to an invoked mail client via " (double quote) characters in a mailto: scheme handler, as demonstrated by launching Microsoft Outlook with an arbitrary filename as an attachment. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is implementation-specific or a problem in the Microsoft API.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Multiple browsers Windows mailto protocol Office 2003 file attachment exploit
inge henriksen b...
27.04.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Avant force -> Avant browser 

 References:
http://ingehenriksen.blogspot.com/2006/04/office-2003-file-attachment-exploit.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/785
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/432009/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1538
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26118

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