Microsoft Releases Emergency Font Driver Update

Last Updated: 07/20/2016

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released an emergency update for a vulnerability in Microsoft Font Driver.  This vulnerability affects all supported versions of Microsoft Windows.  This update address vulnerabilities that may allow remote code execution.   

Affected Software

The IT Security Office advises owners of the software listed below update as soon as possible. 

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
  • Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Server Core

Security Bulletin Name

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 - Critical
Release date: July 20, 2015

Additional Information

Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-078

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