MS15-077: Vulnerability in ATM Font Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3077657)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84746


The Adobe Font driver on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Adobe Type Manager Font Driver (ATMFD) due to a failure to properly handle objects in memory. A local attacker can exploit this by running a specially crafted application, resulting in arbitrary code execution with elevated privileges.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84746

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-077.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/07/14

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

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: 2015/07/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/06

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2387

OSVDB: 124197

MSFT: MS15-077

MSKB: 3077657