MS06-002: Vulnerability in Embedded Web Fonts Could Allow Remote Code Execution (908519)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20389


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host by sending a malformed file to a victim.


The remote version of Microsoft Windows contains a flaw in the Embedded Web Font engine. An attacker could execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit this web page or by sending a malicious font file.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20389

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.29 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/01/10

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0010

BID: 16194

OSVDB: 18829

MSFT: MS06-002

MSKB: 908519

CWE: 119