Posts Tagged ‘OpenType’

Emergency Patch for Windows Vulnerability MS15-078 Released (KB3079904)

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

I guess this explains why my PC rebooted itself last night …

Microsoft pushed out an emergency patch yesterday via automatic updates to all supported versions of its Windows operating system that patches a critical issue that could allow remote code execution when exploited successfully. Specifically, the vulnerability exploits an issue in the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library when specially crafted documents with OpenType fonts are loaded on the system.