MS06-042: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (918899)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is missing IE Cumulative Security Update 918899.

The remote version of IE is vulnerable to several flaws that could
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Note that Microsoft has re-released this hotfix since the initial
version contained a buffer overflow.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

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