Affected by MS12-039 (Important) as described in “Vulnerabilities in Lync Could Allow Remote Code Execution (KB2707956)” are the following software:
- Microsoft Lync 2010 (download 32-bit , 64-bit); KB2693282
- Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee (download); KB2696031
(admin level install)
- Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee (download); KB2693283
(user level install)
- Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant (download 32-bit, 64-bit); KB2702444
The security patch can be applied via Windows/Microsoft Update except for Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee (user level install) which is available only from the Microsoft Download Center.
This security update resolves a total of 4 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync (one publicly disclosed and three privately reported). The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views shared content that contains specially crafted TrueType fonts.
The security update addresses the vulnerabilities by correcting how specially crafted True Type Font files are handled, correcting the manner in which Microsoft Lync loads external libraries, and modifying the way that SafeHTML function sanitizes HTML content.
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