Critical

CVE-2009-0231 - Buffer Errors vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

Publication: 2009-07-15
Summary

The Embedded OpenType (EOT) Font Engine (T2EMBED.DLL) in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted name table in a data record that triggers an integer truncation and a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Embedded OpenType Font Heap Overflow Vulnerability."

Classification
CWE-119: Buffer Errors

Risk level (CVSS 9.3)

Critical

9.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista -
  • Microsoft Windows Vista -
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 -