SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Font Library Embedded Font Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041475
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041475
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8344   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 15 2018
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, 2012 R2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
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 content containing specially crafted embedded fonts that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Pengsu Cheng of Trend Micro (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) 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 advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8344
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343896
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343898
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343900
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343901
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343892
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343885
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343897
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343909
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343887
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343888
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343899
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4344104

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8344 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, SecurityGlobal.net LLC