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Microsoft Windows "DirectWrite" API Denial of Service
22 March 2012
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Microsoft Windows is exposed to a remote denial of service issue because the "DirectWrite" API incorrectly renders a specially crafted sequence of Unicode characters in memory. See reference for detailed information. All supported editions of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 (except Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems), Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are affected.

Ref: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-019

12.11.4 - CVE: CVE-2012-0156
Platform: Windows


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