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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2556

The OpenType Font (OTF) driver in the kernel-mode drivers in 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, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OpenType font file, aka "OpenType Font Parsing Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-12-11 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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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 94

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
OpenType Font Parsing Vulnerability - MS12-078 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16067 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-2012-2556

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 7 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 7 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - - X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Rt - Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 1
Microsoft Windows 7 6
Microsoft Windows 8 2
Microsoft Windows Rt 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 12
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 1
Microsoft Windows Vista 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2012-2556

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-078
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-078 MS12-078 - Critical : Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2783534) - Version: 2.0 Severity Rating: Critical Revision Note: V2.0 (December 20, 2012): Rereleased update KB2753842 to resolve an issue with OpenType fonts not properly rendering after the original update was installed. Customers who have successfully installed the original KB2753842 update need to reinstall the update. Summary: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and one privately reported vulnerability in Windows. 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 or OpenType font files. An attacker would have to convince users to visit the website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message that takes them to the attacker's website.Release Date:2012-12-20
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-346A.html
CERT TA12-346A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2556

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


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