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Secunia Research: Microsoft Windows Embedded OpenType Font Engine Font Glyphs Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability Mar 21 2018 07:09PM
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Secunia Research 2018/03/14

Microsoft Windows Embedded OpenType Font Engine Font Glyphs Handling
Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Description of Vulnerability.........................................3
Solution.............................................................4
Time Table...........................................................5
Credits..............................................................6
References...........................................................7
About Flexera Software...............................................8
Verification.........................................................9

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1) Affected Software

* Microsoft Windows 7

* Microsoft Windows Server 2008

* Microsoft Windows Server 2012

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2) Severity

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Information Disclosure
Where: Remote

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3) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in icrosoft Windows,
which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain
information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the t2embed.dll
module when handling font glyphs and can be exploited to cause an
out-of-bounds read memory access.

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4) Solution

Apply update.

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5) Time Table

2017/12/06 ? Vendor notified about vulnerability.
2017/12/07 ? Vendor status update.
2017/12/15 ? Vendor status update.
2018/02/13 ? Vendor patch release.
2018/02/14 ? Secunia Advisory SA77777 and SA77077 release.
2018/03/14 - Public disclosure of Secunia Research Advisory.

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6) Credits

Hossein Lotfi, Secunia Research at Flexera.

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7) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has
assigned the CVE-2018-0760 identifier for the vulnerability.

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8) About Flexera Software

Flexera Software helps application producers and enterprises increase
application usage and the value they derive from their software.

http://www.flexerasoftware.com/enterprise/company/about/

Flexera Software delivers market-leading Software Vulnerability
Management solutions enabling enterprises to proactively identify and
remediate software Vulnerability, effectively reducing the risk of
costly security breaches.

http://www.flexerasoftware.com/enterprise/products/

Flexera Software supports and contributes to the community in
several ways. We have always believed that reliable vulnerability
intelligence and tools to aid identifying and fixing Vulnerability
should be freely available for consumers to ensure that users,
who care about their online privacy and security, can stay secure.
Only a few vendors address Vulnerability in a proper way and help
users get updated and stay secure. End-users (whether private
individuals or businesses) are otherwise left largely alone, and
that is why back in 2002, Secunia Research started investigating,
coordinating disclosure and verifying software Vulnerability.
In 2016, Secunia Research became a part of Flexera Software
and today our in-house software vulnerability research remains the
core of the Software Vulnerability Management products at
Flexera Software.

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

The public Advisory database contains sufficient information for
researchers, security enthusiasts, and consumers to lookup individual
products and Vulnerability and assess, whether they need to take
any actions to secure their systems or whether a given vulnerability
has already been discovered

http://secunia.com/advisories/

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9) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2018-06/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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