Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.TTF.Font.Parsing.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted TTF file. A remote attacker may be able to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the affected machines via a crafted TTF file.

Affected Products

Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10
Server Core installation option

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-120

CVE References

CVE-2016-3209