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CVE-2016-1523 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  02/12/2016

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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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

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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