|CVSS SCORE||8.6, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected 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 Type 1 fonts in the Windows kernel. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a stack-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Hossein Lotfi of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative