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Opentype font file causes Windows to restart. Jan 06 2003 03:36PM
Andrew (aconnell xtra co nz) (4 replies)
Re: Opentype font file causes Windows to restart. Jan 09 2003 08:18AM
Kaspar Brand (ot velox ch)
Re: Opentype font file causes Windows to restart. Jan 07 2003 05:16AM
Mark Litchfield (mark ngssoftware com)
Tested on .NET Enterprise server - no restart.

Regards

Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew" <aconnell (at) xtra.co (dot) nz [email concealed]>
To: <bugtraq (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]>; <vulnwatch (at) vulnwatch (dot) org [email concealed]>
Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 7:36 AM
Subject: Opentype font file causes Windows to restart.

> Problem
> -------
>
> The attached OpenType font file will cause Windows to restart
> immediately when the file is opened by the default viewer (fontview).
> I doubt anyone would suspect a "harmless" little font file of being
> able to cause such a thing to happen!
>
> Software affected
> -----------------
> It has been tested on both Windows 2000 and Windows XP with exactly
> the same result -- an immediate restart. Other versions of Windows
> are untested.
>
> Fix
> ---
> No fix known.
>
>
>
> - Andrew Connell

[ reply ]
Re: Opentype font file causes Windows to restart. Jan 07 2003 02:58AM
Floyd Russell (floyd neospire net) (1 replies)
Re: Opentype font file causes Windows to restart. Jan 08 2003 07:09PM
Chris Ridd (chris ridd isode com)
Re: Opentype font file causes Windows to restart. Jan 06 2003 11:27PM
Steven Tucker (bugtraq-spam atarimax com)


 

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