MS06-022: Vulnerability in ART Image Rendering Could Allow Remote Code Execution (918439)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 21686
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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.


The remote host is running a version of Windows that contains a flaw in the Hyperlink Object Library.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to construct a malicious hyperlink and lure a victim into clicking it.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21686

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-022.nasl

Version: 1.29

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: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/13/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2378

BID: 18394

CERT: 923236

MSFT: MS06-022

MSKB: 918439