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VML Buffer Overrun Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Vector Graphics Rendering engine (vgx.dll) as used in Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows XP SP2 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Vector Markup Language (VML) file with a long fill parameter within a rect tag.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-4868
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer