Vulnerability CVE-2006-4193


Published: 2006-08-16   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code by instantiating COM objects as ActiveX controls, including (1) imskdic.dll (Microsoft IME), (2) chtskdic.dll (Microsoft IME), and (3) msoe.dll (Outlook), which leads to memory corruption. NOTE: it is not certain whether the issue is in Internet Explorer or the individual DLL files.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Internet Explorer (msoe.dll) COM Object Instantiation Vulnerability
nop
18.08.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> IE 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1402
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/443290/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/443295/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/443299/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19521
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19529
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19530
http://www.xsec.org/index.php?module=releases&act=view&type=1&id=10
http://www.xsec.org/index.php?module=releases&act=view&type=1&id=8
http://www.xsec.org/index.php?module=releases&act=view&type=1&id=9
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28436
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28438
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28439

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