09 NOV 2011
A vulnerability in a Microsoft Windows component that may allow an attacker to execute code on the vulnerable machine. The vulnerability exists in the Win32k TrueType font parsing engine.
Once successfully exploited, this vulnerability can allow an attacker to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. This vulnerability is purportedly related to DUQU malware. Note that the following operating systems' Server Core installations are not affected by this vulnerability:
This page will be updated as soon as new information is available.
As this vulnerability is related to infections with DUQU malware, Trend Micro users are advised to keep their anti-malware product patterns updated to protect from DUQU malware. Trend Micro clients using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) may refer to the table below for the pattern filter identifier(s):
|Microsoft Bulletin ID||Vulnerability ID||Rule Number & Title||IDF First Pattern Version||IDF First Pattern Release Version|
|CVE-2011-3402||1004858 - Identified Suspicious Microsoft Office Files With Embedded Dexter Font||11-033||Nov 23, 2011|
|CVE-2011-3402||1004853 -Identified Suspicious Microsoft Office Files With Embedded Font||11-033||Nov 23, 2011|
|CVE-2011-3402||1004855 -Identified EOT File With Embedded TrueType Font File||11-033||Nov 23, 2011|
|CVE-2011-3402||1004850 -Identified TTF File/OTF File Download||11-033||Nov 23, 2011|