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CVE-2016-1523 Detail

Current Description

The SillMap::readFace function in FeatureMap.cpp in Libgraphite in Graphite 2 1.2.4, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.6.1, mishandles a return value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (missing initialization, NULL pointer dereference, and application crash) via a crafted Graphite smart font.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/02/vulnerability-spotlight-libgraphite.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177520.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184623.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00053.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00055.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00052.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00058.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00088.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0197.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0258.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0594.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3477
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3479 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3491
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-14.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82991
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035017
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2902-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2904-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1246093 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-35
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-63

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
38.5.1

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sil:graphite2:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1523
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017