Public Date:
850811: CVE-2012-2864 mesa: Arbitrary code execution via unspecified vectors related to 'array overflow'

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mesa, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1183.0 on the Acer AC700, Cr-48, and Samsung Series 5 and 5 550 Chromebook platforms, and the Samsung Chromebox Series 3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that trigger an "array overflow."

Find out more about CVE-2012-2864 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of mesa as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mesa Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mesa Not affected