70821 : Microsoft OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) Parsing Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-02-08

Description

Microsoft OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) driver contains a flaw related to the parsing of crafted OpenType fonts. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to use a crafted web page containing these fonts to execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Windows XP
SP3
Professional x64 Edition SP2
Windows Vista
SP1
SP2
x64 Edition SP1
x64 Edition SP2
Windows Server 2008
for 32-bit Systems
for 32-bit Systems SP2
for x64-based Systems
for x64-based Systems SP2
for Itanium-based Systems
for Itanium-based Systems SP2
Windows 7
for x64-based Systems
for 32-bit Systems
Windows Server 2003
SP2
x64 Edition SP2
with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2
for Itanium-based Systems
for x64-based Systems

References

Tools & Filters

51907

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-02-10 | Disagree?

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