MS06-072: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (925454)

High Nessus Plugin ID 23833


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


The remote host is missing the IE cumulative security update 925454.

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 as its initial version contained a buffer overflow.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23833

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-072.nasl

Version: 1.38

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/12/12

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5579, CVE-2006-5581, CVE-2006-5578, CVE-2006-5577

BID: 21552, 21507, 21546, 21494

CERT: 599832, 694344

MSFT: MS06-072

MSKB: 925454