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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3402

Unspecified vulnerability in the TrueType font parsing engine in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted font data in a Word document or web page, as exploited in the wild in November 2011 by Duqu, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-11-04 Last Update Date : 2020-09-28
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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 Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3402) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15290 windows
TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3402) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15645 windows
Vulnerability in TrueType Font Parsing Could Allow Elevation of Privilege oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13998 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-2011-3402

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * SP2 X32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2011-3402
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15645 CONFIRM
CERT TA12-164A
CERT TA12-129A
SECTRACK 1027039
CERT TA11-347A
Microsoft Advisory Microsoft Security Advisory (2639658): Vulnerability in TrueType Font Parsing Could Allow Elevation of Privilege - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (December 13, 2011): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletins. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS11-087 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS11-087. The vulnerability addressed is the TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability - CVE-2011-3402.Release Date:2011-12-13
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15290
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13998
MS MS12-039
MS MS12-034
MS MS11-087

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3402

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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