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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Visual Studio Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET TrueType Font Parsing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028750
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028750
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-3129   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 9 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted TrueType Fonts (TTF) file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a parsing error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Ling Chuan Lee and Lee Yee Chan of F13 Laboratory reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f37d0424-ca33-4ce2-96f7-2a7329b3b458

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-054

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-054 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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