win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font, as exploited in the wild in October 2014, aka "TrueType Font Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Published 2014-10-15 10:55:09
Updated 2019-02-26 14:04:02
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

CVE-2014-4148 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel-mode driver improperly handles TrueType fonts.
Added on 2022-05-25 Action due date 2022-06-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-4148

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 42.14%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 97 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-4148

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
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CWE ids for CVE-2014-4148

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-4148

Products affected by CVE-2014-4148

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