Vulnerability Note VU#891204
Microsoft Windows fails to properly parse the MHTML protocol
Microsoft Windows fails to properly handle MHTML. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
According to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-043:
Microsoft Windows fails to properly handle MHTML. This vulnerability can be triggered by viewing a specially crafted MHTML document.
For more information refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-043.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
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Workarounds to mitigate this vulnerability until a patch can be applied are available in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-043.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||08 Aug 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-043.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-2766
- Date Public: 08 Aug 2006
- Date First Published: 08 Aug 2006
- Date Last Updated: 08 Aug 2006
- Severity Metric: 14.18
- Document Revision: 11
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