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Vulnerability of Windows: memory corruption via ATM Font Driver

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can generate a memory corruption in ATMFD.DLL of Windows, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Windows 2003, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Vista.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/07/2015.
Références of this announce: 3077657, CERTFR-2015-AVI-290, CVE-2015-2387, MS15-077, VIGILANCE-VUL-17368, VU#103336.

Description of the vulnerability 

The ATMFD.DLL (Adobe Type Manager Font Driver) library is installed on the system to manage character fonts.

However, a local application using a malicious font corrupts the ATMFD.DLL memory.

A local attacker can therefore generate a memory corruption in ATMFD.DLL of Windows, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as Windows 2003, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Vista.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Windows: patch for ATM Font Driver.
A patch is available in information sources.
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