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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2002

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly handle TrueType fonts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted font file, aka "Win32k TrueType Font Type Translation Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-10-11 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Win32k TrueType Font Type Translation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13024 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-2011-2002

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 4
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 7
Microsoft Windows Vista 2

- References For CVE-2011-2002
SECTRACK 1026165
BID 49973 Microsoft Windows Kernel 'Win32k.sys' TrueType Font File Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2011-10-12
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-077 MS11-077 - Important : Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2567053) - Version: 1.0 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (October 11, 2011): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted font file (such as a .fon file) in a network share, a UNC or WebDAV location, or an e-mail attachment. For a remote attack to be successful, a user must visit an untrusted remote file system location or WebDAV share and open the specially crafted font file, or open the file as an e-mail attachment.Release Date:2011-10-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2002

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