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

high Nessus Plugin ID 22184
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Synopsis

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

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2006/ms06-042

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/923762/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22184

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-042.nasl

Version: 1.49

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/8/2006

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

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: 8/8/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/6/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1166, CVE-2006-3280, CVE-2006-3450, CVE-2006-3451, CVE-2006-3637, CVE-2006-3638, CVE-2006-3639, CVE-2006-3640, CVE-2006-3873, CVE-2006-7066

BID: 11826, 18277, 18682, 19228, 19312, 19316, 19339, 19340, 19400, 19987

CERT: 883108, 252764, 340060, 262004, 119180

MSFT: MS06-042

MSKB: 918899

CWE: 94