MS06-021: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (916281)

high Nessus Plugin ID 21685
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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.


The remote host is missing the IE cumulative security update 916281.

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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21685

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-021.nasl

Version: 1.43

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/13/2006

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/3/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1626, CVE-2006-1303, CVE-2006-2218, CVE-2006-2382, CVE-2006-2383, CVE-2006-2384, CVE-2006-2385

BID: 17404, 17820, 18303, 18309, 18320, 18321, 18328

CERT: 136849, 417585, 338828

MSFT: MS06-021

MSKB: 916281

CWE: 20, 94, 119, 200