|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2010-1424
|CWE ID|| CWE-119
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications
This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when handling specially crafted font files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted document, trick the victim into opening it, cause buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on vulnerable system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.
Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.Mitigation
Install patched from vendor's website.
Ichitaro: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.