Advisory Details

May 10th, 2016

(Pwn2Own) Microsoft Windows NtGdiGetEmbUFI Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-280
ZDI-CAN-3617

CVE ID CVE-2016-0174
CVSS SCORE 4.9, (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Windows
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24547. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows local attackers to leak sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of fonts. The issue lies in failure to sanitize values prior to copying a structure to userland. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to leak sensitive information in the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-062.aspx
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-03-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-05-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tencent PC Manager
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