CVE-2012-2897

HIGH

Description

The kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, Windows 7 Gold and SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT, as used by Google Chrome before 22.0.1229.79 and other programs, do not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font file, aka "Windows Font Parsing Vulnerability" or "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."

References

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/09/stable-channel-update_25.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/51239

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027750

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-318A.html

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=146254

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-075

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78822

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15847

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-09-26

Updated: 2019-02-26

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH