Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Font.Library.GDI.Component.Memory.Corruption

Description

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

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-097

CVE References

CVE-2016-3303