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The remote Windows host contains a font driver that allows arbitrary
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 index an array when
parsing OpenType fonts, which could allow a remote
attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.
- The driver does not properly reset a pointer when
freeing memory, resulting in a 'double free' condition,
which could allow a remote attacker to run arbitrary
code in kernel mode. (CVE-2010-3957)
- The driver does not properly parse the CMAP table when
rendering a specially crafted OpenType font, which
could allow a local attacker to run arbitrary code in
kernel mode. (CVE-2010-3959)
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 51163 ()
Bugtraq ID: 453114531545316
CVE ID: CVE-2010-3956CVE-2010-3957CVE-2010-3959
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