MS10-037: Vulnerability in the OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (980218)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a font driver that is affected by
a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

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
affected system.

See also :

Solution :

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