MS06-046: Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (922616)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web
client.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control
that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit
this web page.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-046

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22188 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18769

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3357