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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4216

Use-after-free vulnerability in the gfxFont::GetFontEntry function in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, Thunderbird before 17.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2012-11-21 Last Update Date : 2020-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:1483: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23148 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:1482: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23474 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1483 -- thunderbird security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26852 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1482 -- firefox security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27829 unix
DSA-2583-1 iceweasel - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18575 unix
DSA-2584-1 iceape - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20112 unix
DSA-2588-1 icedove - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19855 unix
ELSA-2012:1482: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23820 unix
ELSA-2012:1483: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23314 unix
RHSA-2012:1482: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21071 unix
RHSA-2012:1482: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121482 unix
RHSA-2012:1483: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21630 unix
RHSA-2012:1483: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121483 unix
Use-after-free vulnerability in the gfxFont::GetFontEntry function in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Firefox ESR 10.x befo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16902 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4216

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Seamonkey * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Thunderbird Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1
Mozilla Thunderbird Esr 1
Opensuse Opensuse 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 3
Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 2

- References For CVE-2012-4216

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56634
BID 56634 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey CVE-2012-4216 Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-16
http://secunia.com/advisories/51381
SECUNIA 51381
http://secunia.com/advisories/51434
SECUNIA 51434
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2588
DEBIAN DSA-2588
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00022.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0175
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1636-1
UBUNTU USN-1636-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00021.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1592
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2584
DEBIAN DSA-2584
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1483.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1483
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-2
UBUNTU USN-1638-2
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2583
DEBIAN DSA-2583
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1482.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1482
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-3
UBUNTU USN-1638-3
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00092.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1585
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00090.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1583
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-1
UBUNTU USN-1638-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00093.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1586
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=798853 CONFIRM
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-105.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/51360
SECUNIA 51360
http://secunia.com/advisories/51359
SECUNIA 51359
http://secunia.com/advisories/51369
SECUNIA 51369
http://secunia.com/advisories/51440
SECUNIA 51440
http://secunia.com/advisories/51439
SECUNIA 51439
http://osvdb.org/87609
OSVDB 87609
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:173
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:173
http://secunia.com/advisories/51370
SECUNIA 51370
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80189
XF firefox-getfontentry-code-exec(80189)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16902
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16902

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4216

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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