MS15-010: Vulnerabilities in Windows kernel mode driver could allow remote code execution: February 10, 2015

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials More

Summary



This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and five privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to open a specially crafted document or visit an untrusted website that contains embedded TrueType fonts.

Introduction


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-010. To learn more about this security bulletin:

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed under each article link.
  • 3013455 MS15-010: Description of the security update for Windows kernel mode drivers: February 10, 2015
    Known issues in security update 3013455:
    • After you install security update 3013455, you may notice some text quality degradation in certain scenarios. The problem occurs on computers that are running the following operating systems:


      • Windows Server 2008 SP2
      • Windows Server 2003 SP2
      • Windows Vista SP2 
  • 3023562 MS15-010: Description of the security update for Windows kernel mode drivers: February 10, 2015

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