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Secunia Security Advisory 49120

Secunia Security Advisory 49120
Posted May 8, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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systems | windows
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Secunia Security Advisory 49120

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TITLE:
Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49120

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49120/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49120

RELEASE DATE:
2012-05-08

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49120/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49120/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49120

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows,
which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated
privileges and by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An error exists when parsing TrueType fonts.

For more information:
SA46724

2) An error in the t2embed.dll module when parsing TrueType fonts can
be exploited via a specially crafted TTF file.

3) An error in GDI+ when handling certain records can be exploited
via a specially crafted EMF image file.

4) An error in win32k.sys related to certain Windows and Messages
handling can be exploited to execute arbitrary code in the context of
another process.

5) An error in win32k.sys when handling keyboard layout files can be
exploited to execute arbitrary code in the context of another
process.

6) An error in win32k.sys related to scrollbar calculations can be
exploited to execute arbitrary code in the context of another
process.

SOLUTION:
Apply patches.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
4) Reported by the vendor.

The vendor also credits:
2) Alin Rad Pop via ZDI
3) Omair and an anonymous person via iDefense
5) Tarjei Mandt, Azimuth Security
5) Nicolas Economou, Core Security Technologies
5) Geoff McDonald, Symantec
6) h4ckmp

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
MS12-034 (KB2681578, KB2660649, KB2659262, KB2676562, KB2686509,
KB2658846, KB2660649):
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-034

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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