Microsoft Windows TrueType Font Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Summary

Microsoft Windows is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability.

Credit:

The original article can be found at: http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-078


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 0

The kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, Windows 7 Gold and SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType Font (TTF) file, aka ‘TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability.’

CVE Information:
CVE-2012-4786

Disclosure Timeline:
Published: December 11 2012

Categories: Windows