Vulnerability CVE-2010-2738


Published: 2010-09-15   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The Uniscribe (aka new Unicode Script Processor) implementation in USP10.DLL in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP1 and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2, and Microsoft Office XP SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP2, does not properly validate tables associated with malformed OpenType fonts, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) web site or (2) Office document, aka "Uniscribe Font Parsing Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Microsoft Unicode Scripts Processor Remote Code Execution
Abysssec
06.10.2010

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Office 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2003 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2008 
Microsoft -> Windows vista 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-063
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7214

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