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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2006-0057
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:58:15
Published 27 Jan 2006 05:03:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to bypass the Kill bit settings for dangerous ActiveX controls via unknown vectors involving crafted HTML, which can expose the browser to attacks that would otherwise be prevented by the Kill bit setting. NOTE: CERT/CC claims that MS05-054 fixes this issue, but it is not described in MS05-054.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.01

  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6


CERT-VN - VU#998297


XF - ie-activex-killbit-bypass(24379)

BID - 16409

OSVDB - 23657

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:31