FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER Microsoft Windows Type 1 font stack overflow attempt
Using a malicious font an attacker is able to trigger an out-of-bounds memory corruption in the Windows ATFMD font kernel driver. By triggering the vulnerability an attacker may be able to achieve remote code execution.
What To Look For
Rule alerts when an attempt is made to trigger an out-of-bounds memory corruption in the Windows font kernel driver using a malicious font file.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group