Microsoft Internet Explorer ADODB.Recordset ActiveX object denial of service
|ie-adodbrecordset-dos (28066)||Medium Risk|
Microsoft Internet Explorer is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory access error in the SysFreeString() function that can occur when processing a ADODB.Recordset ActiveX object that repeatedly calls the NextRecordset method with an overly long string. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a victim's browser to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit a malicious Web page.
Note: It may also be possible to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the victim user.
No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.
- Browser Fun Blog, Saturday, July 29, 2006: MoBB #29: ADODB.Recordset NextRecordset .
- BID-19227: Microsoft Internet Explorer ADODB.Recordset NextRecordset Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-7206: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by creating a ADODB.Recordset object and making a series of calls to the NextRecordset method with a long string argument, which causes an invalid memory access in the SysFreeString function, a different issue than CVE-2006-3510 and CVE-2006-3899.
- OSVDB ID: 27532: Microsoft IE ADODB.Recordset SysFreeString Invalid Length
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
Jul 29, 2006
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