MS15-021: Vulnerabilities in Adobe Font Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3032323)

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VPR Score: 8.4


The Adobe Font driver on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is affected by the following vulnerabilities in the Adobe Font driver :

- A flaw exists in the Adobe Font Driver due to improper allocation of memory. This allows a remote attacker, using a specially crafted font in a file or website, to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-0074)

- Multiple flaws exist in the Adobe Font Driver that allow a remote attacker, using specially crafted fonts, to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory.
(CVE-2015-0087, CVE-2015-0089)

- Multiple flaws exist in the Adobe Font Driver due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this, using a specially crafted font in a file or website, to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-0088, CVE-2015-0090, CVE-2015-0091, CVE-2015-0092, CVE-2015-0093)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81736

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-021.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/10/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: 3/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0074, CVE-2015-0087, CVE-2015-0088, CVE-2015-0089, CVE-2015-0090, CVE-2015-0091, CVE-2015-0092, CVE-2015-0093

BID: 72892, 72893, 72896, 72898, 72904, 72905, 72906, 72907

MSFT: MS15-021

MSKB: 3032323