MS15-044: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Font Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3057110)

high Nessus Plugin ID 83440
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to improper handling of OpenType fonts by the Windows DirectWrite library. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a file or visit a website containing a specially crafted OpenType font, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive information. (CVE-2015-1670)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to improper handling of TrueType font files by the Windows DirectWrite library. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document or visit a website containing a specially crafted TrueType font file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-1671)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2. Additionally, Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007, Office 2010, Live Meeting 2007 Console, Lync 2010, Lync 2010 Attendee, Lync 2013, Lync Basic 2013; and .NET Framework 3.0, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-044

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83440

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-044.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/13/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, microsoft_owa_installed.nbin, microsoft_lync_server_installed.nasl, silverlight_detect.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, office_installed.nasl, microsoft_net_framework_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_framework, cpe:/a:microsoft:live_meeting_console, cpe:/a:microsoft:lync, cpe:/a:microsoft:lync_basic, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:silverlight, cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1670, CVE-2015-1671

BID: 74485, 74490