CVE-2011-3449

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Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in CoreText in Apple Mac OS X before 10.7.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted embedded font in a document.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Feb/msg00000.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-02-02

Updated: 2012-02-03

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
6303Mac OS X 10.7 < 10.7.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorGeneric
critical
57798Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2012-001) (BEAST)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
57797Mac OS X 10.7.x < 10.7.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical