MS06-046: Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (922616)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22188


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


The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit this web page.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22188

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-046.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.29 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/08/08

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2006/08/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3357

BID: 18769

OSVDB: 26835

MSFT: MS06-046

MSKB: 922616