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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Font Library Embedded Font Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039352
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039352
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8682   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 13 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Font Library. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a file containing specially crafted embedded fonts that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero 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.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8682

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8682 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 13 2017 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Office) Microsoft Windows Font Library Embedded Font Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Office.



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