MS10-078: Vulnerabilities in the OpenType Font (OTF) Format Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2279986)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49955

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a font driver that allows privilege escalation.

Description

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 allocate memory when parsing a specially crafted font, which could allow a local attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.
(CVE-2010-2740)

- The driver does not properly perform an integer calculation when processing specially crafted OpenType fonts, which could allow a local attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode. (CVE-2010-2741)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-078

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49955

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-078.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/10/13

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/12

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2740, CVE-2010-2741

BID: 43778, 43779

MSFT: MS10-078

MSKB: 2279986