MS11-084: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Denial of Service (2617657)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a component that is susceptible to a
denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a flaw in the Windows kernel such that
fails to properly validate array indexes when loading TrueType font
files, therefore making it vulnerable to a denial of service attack. An
attacker can exploit this issue by placing a specially crafted TrueType
font file on a network share or WebDAV location the victim is likely to

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7 and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 56737 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50510

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2004

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