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Author Topic: Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical  (Read 2298 times)

ewemoa

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Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
« on: July 21, 2015, 04:03:53 AM »
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This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts.

via: https://technet.micr...curity/ms15-078.aspx

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Re: Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2015, 09:33:07 AM »
Thanks for posting this  :up:

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Re: Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2015, 09:34:49 AM »
So much for "allow pages to use own fonts" eh?  :)

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Re: Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2015, 10:59:36 AM »
Thanks for the tip :up:
was being lazy about latest updates, but have gone done it now.
Tom

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Re: Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2015, 05:24:37 PM »
Supposedly, the fix addresses fall-out from the recent leakage:

  http://www.computerw...ams-leaked-docs.html
  http://blog.trendmic...e-hacking-team-leak/

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Re: Security: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2015, 06:01:38 AM »
And note that the MS15-078 bulletin does not include Win 2003. I think they waited 6 extra days to release it on purpose.
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