Microsoft Windows Express Compressed Fonts CVE-2017-8691 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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.

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