CVE-2012-3966 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, Thunderbird before 15.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 2.12 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a negative height value in a BMP image within a .ICO file, related to (1) improper handling of the transparency bitmask by the nsICODecoder component and (2) improper processing of the alpha channel by the nsBMPDecoder component.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00028.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00014.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1210.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1211.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-61.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1548-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1548-2
http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=775793
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=775794
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16246

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3966
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
MITRE