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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1522

Code.cpp in Libgraphite in Graphite 2 1.2.4, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.6.1, does not consider recursive load calls during a size check, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Graphite smart font.
Publish Date : 2016-02-13 Last Update Date : 2017-07-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:0197: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160197 unix
RHSA-2016:0258: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160258 unix
RHSA-2016:0594: graphite2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160594 unix
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-2016-1522

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 38.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application SIL Graphite2 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Mozilla Firefox Esr 13
Mozilla Thunderbird 1
SIL Graphite2 1

- References For CVE-2016-1522
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-4154a4d0ba
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0258
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0594
BID 82991 Libgraphite Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-01-12
GENTOO GLSA-201701-35
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-338a7e9925
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0791

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1522

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

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