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Sid 1-41196

Message

FILE-PDF Nitro Pro PDF Reader out of bounds write attempt

Summary

Heap-based buffer overflow in the graphite2::vm::Machine::Code::Code function in Graphite 2 before 1.3.6, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Graphite smart font.

Impact

CVSS base score 8.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • mozilla firefox 44.0.2
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.0.1
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.0.5
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.1.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.1.1
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.2.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.2.1
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.3.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.4.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.5.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.5.1
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.6.0
  • mozilla firefox_esr 38.6.1
  • sil graphite2 1.3.5
  • novell leap 42.1
  • novell opensuse 13.1
  • novell opensuse 13.2
  • oracle linux 5.0
  • oracle linux 6.0
  • oracle linux 7.0
  • suse linux_enterprise 12.0

Ease of attack

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

  • www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0226/
  • www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2017-0289/