MS10-037: Vulnerability in the OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (980218)

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a font driver that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host contains a version of the OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) Font Driver that fails to properly validate certain data passed from user mode to kernel mode.

By viewing content rendered in a specially crafted CFF font, a local attacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode and take complete control of the affected system.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-037

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46844

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-037.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/9/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/8/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0819

BID: 40572

MSFT: MS10-037

MSKB: 980218