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 vulnerability in parsing OpenType Fonts which may result in a Denial of Service.
Microsoft Windows is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability. Specifically, the issue occurs when the 'win32k.sys' kernel-mode driver parses a specially crafted OpenType font.
Successful exploits will allow attackers to cause the affected computer to stop responding and reboot, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.
- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
- Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008
- Microsoft Windows 7