MS10-078: Vulnerabilities in the OpenType Font (OTF) Format Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2279986)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a font driver that allows privilege
escalation.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of the OpenType Font (OTF)
Format Driver that is affected by two vulnerabilities :

- The driver does not properly allocate memory when
parsing a specially crafted font, which could allow a
local attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.
(CVE-2010-2740)

- The driver does not properly perform an integer
calculation when processing specially crafted OpenType
fonts, which could allow a local attacker to run
arbitrary code in kernel mode. (CVE-2010-2741)

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-078

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 49955 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43778
43779

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2740
CVE-2010-2741