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Buffer Overrun in HTML Help Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13

Heap-based buffer overflow in HTML Help ActiveX control (hhctrl.ocx) in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by repeatedly setting the Image field of an Internet.HHCtrl.1 object to certain values possibly related to improper escaping and long strings.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-3357
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