National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0018
Original release date:01/13/2010
Integer overflow in the Embedded OpenType (EOT) Font Engine (t2embed.dll) in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4; Windows XP SP2 and SP3; Windows Server 2003 SP2; Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2; Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2; and Windows 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via compressed data that represents a crafted EOT font, aka "Microtype Express Compressed Fonts Integer Flaw in the LZCOMP Decompressor Vulnerability."
This security update is rated Critical for Microsoft Windows 2000, and is rated Low for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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US-CERT Technical Alert: TA10-012B
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
External Source: SECTRACK
External Source: BID
External Source: SECUNIA
External Source: OVAL
External Source: OSVDB
External Source: MISC
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