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The remote Windows host contains a font driver that is affected by
a privilege escalation vulnerability.
The remote Windows host contains a version of the OpenType Compact
Font Format (CFF) Font Driver that fails to properly validate certain
data passed from user mode to kernel mode.
By viewing content rendered in a specially crafted CFF font, a local
attacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code in kernel mode and take complete control of the
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 46844 ()
Bugtraq ID: 40572
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0819
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