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Win32k OTF Validation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12725

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Windows Server 2003 SP2 Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 Windows Server 2008 Gold SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 on 64-bit platforms does not properly validate pointers during the parsing of OpenType (aka OTF) fonts which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file aka "Win32k OTF Validation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1873
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