Microsoft Font Driver Vulnerability – July 20, 2015

Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch to address a critical vulnerability in the Microsoft Font Driver. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts.

Affected Operating systems

Microsoft operating systems Windows Vista through Windows 2008R2.

Recommendation

System administrators are advised to apply the patch after testing it for stability and compatibility.

Links

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-078
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-2426