MS06-055: Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925486)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Internet Explorer or Outlook Express
that is vulnerable to a bug in the Vector Markup Language (VML) handling routine
that could allow an attacker execute arbitrary code on the remote host by sending
a specially crafted email or by luring a user on the remote host into visiting
a rogue website.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22449 ()

Bugtraq ID: 20096

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4868