Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.DirectWrite.DLL.Font.File.Memory.Corruption

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Memory Corruption Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows DirectWrite.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted Font file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted Font file.

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Windows Server, version 20H2 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 2004 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 2004 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 2004 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit Systems
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2019
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems

Impact logoImpact

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

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/en-US/vulnerability/CVE-2021-34489

CVE References

CVE-2021-34489

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