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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0231

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."
Publish Date : 2009-07-15 Last Update Date : 2019-02-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Embedded OpenType Font Heap Overflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5457 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0231

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * SP2 X32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * X32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP1 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Professional X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 6
Microsoft Windows Vista 5
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2009-0231
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5457
CERT TA09-195A
VUPEN ADV-2009-1887
OSVDB 55842
SECTRACK 1022543
IDEFENSE 20090714 Microsoft Embedded OpenType Font Engine (T2EMBED.DLL) Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
MS MS09-029

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0231

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