MS14-079: Vulnerability in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Denial of Service (3002885)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by denial of service

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability due to the Windows kernel-mode driver not properly
validating array indexes when loading TrueType font files. An attacker
can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a file or
visit a website containing a specially crafted TrueType font file,
resulting in a restart of the user's system.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008,
7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 79138 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70949

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6317

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