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Category:   Application (Instant Messaging/IRC/Chat)  >   Microsoft Lync Vendors:   Microsoft
(Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Lync) Microsoft Graphics Component Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036566
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036566
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3301, CVE-2016-3303, CVE-2016-3304   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 9 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010, 2013
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Graphics Component. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Microsoft Lync is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted embedded font that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an error in the Windows font library and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero reported these vulnerabilities.

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:   Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Lync.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-097

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-097 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

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