Vulnerability

(MS13-060) Vulnerability in Unicode Scripts Processor Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2850869)

Publish date: August 16, 2013

CVE-2013-3181

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

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DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a reported vulnerability in the Unicode Scripts Processor included in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user viewed a specially crafted document or webpage with an application that supports embedded OpenType fonts. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2

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