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Sid 1-22087

Message

FILE-OTHER Microsoft Windows True Type Font maxComponentPoints overflow attempt

Summary

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, and Windows 8 Consumer Preview; Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 Gold and SP1; Silverlight 4 before 4.1.10329; and Silverlight 5 before 5.1.10411 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font (TTF) file, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2012-0159:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2012-0159: 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, and Windows 8 Consumer Preview; Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 Gold and SP1; Silverlight 4 before 4.1.10329; and Silverlight 5 before 5.1.10411 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font (TTF) file, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft office 2003
  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office 2010
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.50401.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.50524.00
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.50826.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.50917.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.51204.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.60129.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.60310.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.60531.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.0.60831.0
  • microsoft silverlight 4.1.10111.0
  • microsoft silverlight 5.0.60401.0
  • microsoft silverlight 5.0.60818.0
  • microsoft silverlight 5.0.61118.0
  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windows_7 -
  • microsoft windows8 consumerpreview
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windows_vista -
  • microsoft windows_xp *

Ease of attack

CVE-2012-0159:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-034