Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Font Glyphs Kernel Code Injection (MS15-077; CVE-2015-2387)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0808
Date Published: 8 Jul 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 14 July, 2015
Source: Microsoft MS15-077
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-2387
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT
Windows RT 8.1
Server Core installation
Vulnerability Description A flaw was found in the way Microsoft ATMFD.DLL component handles specially crafted fonts. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability might result in invalid memory access, allowing kernel code injection.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-077

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Font Glyphs Kernel Code Injection (MS15-077) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Font Glyphs Kernel Code Injection (MS15-077)

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