A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the OpenType Compact Font Format Driver when parsing OpenType fonts. This can be exploited by tricking a user into navigating to a network share containing a specially crafted font file in Windows Explorer (only Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2) or visit a specially crafted web page using a third-party browser that natively renders OpenType fonts.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbirtary code in kernel mode.
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Subject: Microsoft Windows OpenType Compact Font Format Driver Vulnerability
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