13 August 2013
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2013.1108 Vulnerability in Unicode Scripts Processor Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2850869) 13 August 2013 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows XP Windows Server 2003 Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2013-3181 Original Bulletin: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-060 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-060 - Critical Vulnerability in Unicode Scripts Processor Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2850869) Published Date: August 13, 2013 Version: 1.0 General Information Executive Summary This security update resolves a privately 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. This security update is rated Critical for all supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Affected Software Windows XP Service Pack 3 (2850869) Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (2850869) Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (2850869) Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (2850869) Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems (2850869) Vulnerability Information Uniscribe Font Parsing Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2013-3181 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Unicode Scripts Processor included in affected versions of Microsoft Windows. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code as the current user. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. 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