DirectWrite in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly render Unicode characters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang) via a (1) instant message or (2) web site, aka "DirectWrite Application Denial of Service Vulnerability."
Published 2012-03-13 21:55:01
Updated 2023-12-07 18:38:57
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0156

2.63%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 89 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0156

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-0156

  • 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: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2012-0156

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