FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap read operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving the MIRP instruction in a TrueType font.
Published 2012-04-25 10:10:19
Updated 2021-01-26 12:43:34
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-1138

6.30%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-1138

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-1138

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-1138

Products affected by CVE-2012-1138

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