Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Win32k.TrueType.Font.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malformed font. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
Server Core installation option

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available from the web site.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS14-058

CVE References

CVE-2014-4148