CVE-2016-4852

NVD - CVE-2016-4852

CVE-2016-4852 Detail

Current Description

YoruFukurou (NightOwl) before 2.85 relies on support for emoji skin-tone modifiers even though this support is missing from the CoreText CTFramesetter API on OS X 10.9, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted emoji character sequence.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN94816361/995844/index.html Third Party Advisory 
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN94816361/index.html Third Party Advisory 
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2016-000151 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92609

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4852
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
MITRE