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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Font Library and Graphics Components Processing Errors Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040656
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040656
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1010, CVE-2018-1012, CVE-2018-1013, CVE-2018-1015, CVE-2018-1016, CVE-2018-8116   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 10 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2016, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Windows Font Library and Graphics Components. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an error in the Windows font library in the handling of embedded fonts and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2018-1010, CVE-2018-1012, CVE-2018-1013, CVE-2018-1015, CVE-2018-1016].

A remote user can trigger an object memory handling error and cause the target system to stop responding [CVE-2018-8116].

Hossein Lotfi, Secunia Research at Flexera Software, 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.

A remote user can cause the target system to stop responding.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1010
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1012
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1013
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1015
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1016
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8116

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1010 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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