Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0156

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."
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service
Published 2012-03-13 21:55:01
Updated 2020-09-28 12:58:31
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0156

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 2.63%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 89 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0156

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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: [email protected] (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-0156

Products affected by CVE-2012-0156

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