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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0159

Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, Windows 7 Gold and SP1, and Windows 8 Consumer Preview; Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 Gold and SP1; Silverlight 4 before 4.1.10329; and Silverlight 5 before 5.1.10411 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font (TTF) file, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-05-08 Last Update Date : 2013-03-06
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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) Execute Code
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0159) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15388 windows
TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0159) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15667 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-2012-0159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2007 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office 2010 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.50401.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.50524.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.50826.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.50917.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.51204.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.60129.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.60310.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.60531.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.0.60831.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Microsoft Silverlight 4.1.10111.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Microsoft Silverlight 5.0.60401.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Microsoft Silverlight 5.0.60818.0 RC Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Microsoft Silverlight 5.0.61118.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 5
Microsoft Silverlight 13
Microsoft Windows 7 3
Microsoft Windows 8 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2012-0159

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html
CERT TA12-129A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-039
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-039 MS12-039 - Important : Vulnerabilities in Lync Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2707956) - Version: 1.0 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (June 12, 2012): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views shared content that contains specially crafted TrueType fonts.Release Date:2012-06-12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53335
BID 53335 Microsoft Windows TrueType Font Engine CVE-2012-0159 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-19
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027039
SECTRACK 1027039
http://secunia.com/advisories/49122
SECUNIA 49122
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-164A.html
CERT TA12-164A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-034
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-034 MS12-034 - Critical : Combined Security Update for Microsoft Office, Windows, .NET Framework, and Silverlight (2681578) - Version: 1.6 Severity Rating: Critical Revision Note: V1.6 (March 6, 2013): Corrected update replacement information for the KB2676562 update. Summary: This security update resolves three publicly disclosed vulnerabilities and seven privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, the Microsoft .NET Framework, and Microsoft Silverlight. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a malicious webpage that embeds TrueType font files. An attacker would have no way to force users to visit a malicious website. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit the website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or Instant Messenger message that takes them to the attacker's website.Release Date:2013-03-06
http://secunia.com/advisories/49121
SECUNIA 49121

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0159

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


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