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Microsoft Windows ATMFD Font Driver Information Disclosure (MS15-021: CVE-2015-0089; CVE-2015-1670)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0207
Date Published: 10 Mar 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: 30 Oct 2017
Source: Microsoft MS15-021
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-0089
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
Server Core installation
Vulnerability Description This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-021

Protection Overview

An Information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows ATMFD Font Driver. The vulnerability is caused when the Font Driver tries to read or display certain fonts. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted file.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows ATMFD Font Driver Information Disclosure (MS15-021: CVE-2015-0089) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows ATMFD Font Driver Information Disclosure (MS15-021: CVE-2015-0089)

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