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CVE-2012-4512 Detail

Current Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the CSS parser of the Document Object Model's (DOM) implementation of KDE libraries performed processing of a location of a particular font face source. A remote attacker with privileges could provide a specially-crafted web page that, when opened in an application linked against KDE libraries, would lead to the application crashing or potential execution of arbitrary code.

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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-11/0005.html Broken Link  Third Party Advisory 
http://em386.blogspot.com/2010/12/webkit-css-type-confusion.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://quickgit.kde.org/index.php?p=kdelibs.git&a=commitdiff&h=a872c8a969a8bd3706253d6ba24088e4f07f3352 Broken Link  Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1416.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1418.html Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/51097 Not Applicable  Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/51145 Not Applicable  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.nth-dimension.org.uk/pub/NDSA20121010.txt.asc Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/11/11 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/30/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027709 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-843 Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Red Hat, Inc.