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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2010-2741

Severity High
Score 7.2/10

Summary

The OpenType Font (OTF) format driver in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 performs an incorrect integer calculation during font processing, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "OpenType Font Validation Vulnerability."

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.

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