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CVE-2012-2556 Detail

Description

The OpenType Font (OTF) driver in 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OpenType font file, aka "OpenType Font Parsing Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/11/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2556
Original release date:
12/11/2012
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-078 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS12-078
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-346A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA12-346A
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16067 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16067

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8:-:-:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

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