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DirectWrite Application Denial of Service Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14807

DirectWrite in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Windows Server 2008 SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly render Unicode characters which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang) via a (1) instant message or (2) web site aka "DirectWrite Application Denial of Service Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-0156
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