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

high Nessus Plugin ID 84746
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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: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/14/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 7/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/6/2015

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2387

MSFT: MS15-077

MSKB: 3077657