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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.


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.


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