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Sid 1-34440

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Win32k TrueType Font parsing out of bounds attempt

Summary

The Windows DirectWrite library, as used in Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2; Office 2007 SP3 and 2010 SP2; Live Meeting 2007 Console; Lync 2010; Lync 2010 Attendee; Lync 2013 SP1; Lync Basic 2013 SP1; Silverlight 5 before 5.1.40416.00; and Silverlight 5 Developer Runtime before 5.1.40416.00, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2015-1671:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2015-1671: The Windows DirectWrite library, as used in Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2; Office 2007 SP3 and 2010 SP2; Live Meeting 2007 Console; Lync 2010; Lync 2010 Attendee; Lync 2013 SP1; Lync Basic 2013 SP1; Silverlight 5 before 5.1.40416.00; and Silverlight 5 Developer Runtime before 5.1.40416.00, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft .net_framework 3.0
  • microsoft .net_framework 3.5
  • microsoft .net_framework 3.5.1
  • microsoft .net_framework 4.0
  • microsoft .net_framework 4.5
  • microsoft .net_framework 4.5.1
  • microsoft .net_framework 4.5.2
  • microsoft live_meeting 2007
  • microsoft lync 2010
  • microsoft lync 2013
  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office 2010
  • microsoft silverlight 5
  • microsoft silverlight 5.1.30214.0

Ease of attack

CVE-2015-1671:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms15-044