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Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day Exploitation

Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day Exploitation

Information Security, IT Support
Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day Exploitation Microsoft has revealed that it’s aware of on-going targeted cyberattacks exploiting two zero-day vulnerabilities found in the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library and impacting all supported versions of Windows. What Is Zero-Day? Zero-day is a security vulnerability in a software that’s known to the software vendor but the vendor doesn’t have a security update, also known as a patch, to fix the security vulnerability. If this zero-day vulnerability is known by malicious actors, this vulnerability has the potential to be exploited. According to Microsoft, two zero-day remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in Microsoft Windows when the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library improperly handles a specially-crafted multi-master font - Adobe Type 1 PostScript format. Successful exploitation of this collective vulnerability in Windows Adobe Type Manager…
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Tag: 0-day

Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day Exploitation

Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day Exploitation

Information Security, IT Support
Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day Exploitation Microsoft has revealed that it’s aware of on-going targeted cyberattacks exploiting two zero-day vulnerabilities found in the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library and impacting all supported versions of Windows. What Is Zero-Day? Zero-day is a security vulnerability in a software that’s known to the software vendor but the vendor doesn’t have a security update, also known as a patch, to fix the security vulnerability. If this zero-day vulnerability is known by malicious actors, this vulnerability has the potential to be exploited. According to Microsoft, two zero-day remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in Microsoft Windows when the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library improperly handles a specially-crafted multi-master font - Adobe Type 1 PostScript format. Successful exploitation of this collective vulnerability in Windows Adobe Type Manager…
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