Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.ATMFD.Kernel.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows ATMFD font driver.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted font file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted font file.

Affected Products

Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-078

CVE References

CVE-2015-2426