Vulnerability

Microsoft Excel Crafted URL Unicode Buffer Overflow

Publish date: February 10, 2011

CVE-2006-3086

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

10 FEB 2011


DESCRIPTION

 Stack-based buffer overflow in the HrShellOpenWithMonikerDisplayName function in Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library (hlink.dll) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long hyperlink, as demonstrated using an Excel worksheet with a long link in Unicode, aka "Hyperlink COM Object Buffer Overflow Vulnerability." NOTE: this is a different issue than CVE-2006-3059.

TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION

Trend Micro Deep Security shields networks through Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities. Please refer to the filter number and filter name when applying appropriate DPI and/or IDF rules.

SOLUTION

Trend Micro Deep Security DPI Rule Number: 1000585

Trend Micro Deep Security DPI Rule Name: 1000585 - Microsoft Excel Crafted URL Unicode Buffer Overflow

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library

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