|Patch Description||Security Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB972270)|
|Bulletin Title||Vulnerability in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (972270)|
|Bulletin Summary||The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user viewed content rendered in a specially crafted Embedded OpenType (EOT) font in client applications that can render EOT fonts, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, or Microsoft Office Word. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs, view, change, or delete data, or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.|
|Superceding Bulletin Id||None|
|Patch Release Date||Jan 12, 2010|
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