Executive Summary

Name CVE-2006-5162 First vendor Publication 2006-10-05
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-10-19

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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wininet.dll in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (unhandled exception and crash) via a long Content-Type header, which triggers a stack overflow.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5162

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 159

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
29129 Microsoft IE wininet.dll Content-Type DoS

Internet Explorer contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a user accesses a malicious web page that contains a long value of the content-type parameter, and will result in loss of availability for the browser.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19092
BUGTRAQ http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-07/0379.html
EXPLOIT-DB https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/2039
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/29129
SREASON http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1683
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2917
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27900

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2020-05-24 01:02:52
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2020-05-23 00:18:29
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2017-10-19 09:23:51
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2017-07-20 09:23:56
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2016-06-28 15:58:31
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2016-04-26 15:09:25
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2013-05-11 11:11:08
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