Remote code execution in Windows Adobe Type Manager Library



Published: 2019-11-12
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2019-1419
CVE-2019-1456
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU22663

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1419

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the way Windows Adobe Type Manager Library handles specially crafted OpenType fonts. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page or document with embedded malicious font, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the current user.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 10 1903

Windows Server: 2008 - 2019 1903


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1419

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU22710

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1456

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the way Windows Adobe Type Manager Library handles specially crafted OpenType fonts. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page or document with embedded malicious font, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the current user.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 10 1903

Windows Server: 2008 - 2019 1903


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1456

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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