This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote Windows host
using the Unicode Scripts Processor.
The version of Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Office on the remote
host includes a version of the Unicode Script Processor (Usp10.dll),
also known as Uniscribe, which incorrectly validates a table in
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into visiting a
malicious website or opening a specially crafted document with an
application that supports embedded OpenType fonts, such as Microsoft
Office, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code
subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
and 2008 as well as Microsoft Office XP, 2003, and 2007.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 49221 ()
Bugtraq ID: 43068
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2738
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.