1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Attack Signatures/
  4. Web Attack: MS TrueType Font CVE-2012-2897

Web Attack: MS TrueType Font CVE-2012-2897

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft TrueType Font parsing engine.

Additional Information

A vulnerability exists in Microsoft Win32k TrueType Font parsing engine that can lead to execution of arbitrary code on the machine.

Affected

  • Various Windows Platforms.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube