Public Date:
883243: CVE-2012-5129 Mesa: Heap-buffer overflow in glGetUniform*

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the WebGL subsystem in Google Chrome OS before 23.0.1271.94 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (GPU process crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5129 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 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mesa Not affected

External References