CVE-2012-0472

HIGH

Description

The cairo-dwrite implementation in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 11.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.4, Thunderbird 5.0 through 11.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.9, when certain Windows Vista and Windows 7 configurations are used, does not properly restrict font-rendering attempts, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/48972

http://secunia.com/advisories/49055

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:066

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:081

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-25.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53218

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=744480

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17067

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-04-25

Updated: 2017-12-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH