Microsoft Windows Express Compressed Fonts CVE-2017-8691 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
by CIRT Team
Description: Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow an attacker to execute code remotely on a target system when the Windows font library fails to properly handle specially crafted embedded fonts, aka “Express Compressed Fonts Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.”
Impact: An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of an affected system. Failed exploit attempts may result in a denial of service condition.
Mitigation: Updates are available. Please check specific vendor advisory for more information.
26 Oct 2023 - Security Advisories & Alerts