MS14-079: Vulnerability in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Denial of Service (3002885)
High Nessus Plugin ID 79138
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.