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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft GDI+ Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030376
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030376
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1817, CVE-2014-1818   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 10 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft GDI+. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted font file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption flaw in the Unicode Script Processor (usp10.dll) and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2014-1817].

Scott Bell of Security-Assessment.com reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can create an image file with specially crafted image record types that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption flaw and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2014-1818].

Mateusz "j00ru" Jurczyk of Google Inc reported this vulnerability.

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

A patch matrix is available in the vendor's advisory.

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-036

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-036 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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