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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2011-1873
Last Modified 06 Sep 2011 11:16:42
Published 16 Jun 2011 04:55:02
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-1873

Summary

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."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 7 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Microsoft Windows Vista

  • Microsoft Windows Xp -


References

MS - MS11-041

XF - ms-win-win32-otf-ce(67732)

SECTRACK - 1025638

BID - 48183

SECUNIA - 44893


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:50