2006-3897 | Microsoft Internet Explorer ActiveX Object denial of service (BID-19114 / XFDB-27930)
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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 on Win 2000 (Web Browser). This affects some unknown processing of the component ActiveX Object. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. This is going to have an impact on availability.
The issue has been introduced in 08/27/2001. The weakness was disclosed 07/23/2006 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at browserfun.blogspot.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2006-3897 since 07/26/2006. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1789 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8
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07/21/2006 +1788 days 🔍
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06/17/2014 +313 days 🔍
03/12/2015 +268 days 🔍
07/13/2021 +2315 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2006-3897 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 40923 – Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 on Windows 2000 Stack Overflow Vulnerability Allows Remote DoS and Code Execution, Medium
OSVDB: 27232 – Microsoft IE NMSA.ASFSourceMediaDescription dispValue Overflow
Created: 03/12/2015 14:25
Updated: 07/13/2021 07:10
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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