CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2012-11-30
Bugzilla: 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 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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