Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-5046

The Graphics Device Interface (GDI) in win32k.sys 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, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly validate user-mode input, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted data, as demonstrated by a large height attribute of an IFRAME element rendered by Safari, aka "GDI Access Violation Vulnerability."
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionInput validationExecute codeDenial of service
Published 2011-12-30 19:55:01
Updated 2019-02-26 14:04:02
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-5046

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 24.91%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 96 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-5046

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CWE ids for CVE-2011-5046

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: [email protected] (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-5046

Products affected by CVE-2011-5046

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