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 Windows Kernel when handling malformed TrueType font file.
Microsoft Windows kernel is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue by tricking an unsuspecting victim into opening a specially malformed TrueType font. Successful exploits can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges. Failed exploit attempts may result in a denial-of-service condition
- Various Windows Platforms
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