Zero-day vulnerability in Windows

Buffer overflow

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2006093002 - Remote code execution in WebViewFolderIcon ActiveX control in Microsoft Windows

Vulnerable component: Windows

CVE-ID: CVE-2006-3730

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of input parameters passed to vulnerable setSlice() method in WebViewFolderIcon ActiveX control (Web View). A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Public Exploits: