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Web Attack: Microsoft True Type Font CVE-2011-3402 2

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 Windows Kernel when handling malformed TrueType font file.

Additional Information

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

Affected

  • Various Windows Platforms

Response

Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for more information.
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