Intrusion Prevention

MS.OpenType.Font.Double.Free

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a file-parsing vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
This vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software parses malformed OpenType Font Files. An attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2*
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2*
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems*
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems

Impact

System compromise

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available at the vendor's website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms10-091.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-3957