Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2012-2556 First vendor Publication 2012-12-11
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-09-28

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2556

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16067
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16067
Title: OpenType Font Parsing Vulnerability - MS12-078
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."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2012-2556
Version: 7
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 1
Os 6
Os 2
Os 1
Os 1
Os 10
Os 1
Os 2
Os 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2012-12-12 Name : Microsoft Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (...
File : nvt/secpod_ms12-078.nasl

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2019-04-18 Microsoft Windows TTF parsing counter overflow attempt
RuleID : 49483 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2019-04-18 Microsoft Windows TTF parsing counter overflow attempt
RuleID : 49482 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2014-01-10 Microsoft Windows ATMFD Adobe font driver reserved command denial of service ...
RuleID : 24971 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2014-01-10 Microsoft Windows TTF parsing counter overflow attempt
RuleID : 24650 - Revision : 9 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2014-01-10 Microsoft Windows TTF parsing counter overflow attempt
RuleID : 24649 - Revision : 8 - Type : FILE-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2012-12-11 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by remote code execution vulnerabilities.
File : smb_nt_ms12-078.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CERT http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-346A.html
MS https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12...
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...

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