Last night, Microsoft noted there’s an unpatched bug in Windows that might allow attackers to install malware or ransomware on your system through distinctively crafted documents.

The aggregation said in an advisory, that the system has two vulnerabilities that can be exploited to install awful software through Remote Code Beheading (RCE):

Microsoft is aware of bound targeted attacks that could advantage un-patched vulnerabilities in the Adobe Type Manager Library, and is accouterment the afterward advice to help reduce chump risk until the aegis update is released.

Two remote code beheading vulnerabilities exist in Microsoft Windows when the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library break handles a specially-crafted multi-master font – Adobe Type 1 PostScript format.

There are assorted ways an antagonist could accomplishment the vulnerability, such as acceptable a user to open a distinctively crafted certificate or examination it in the Windows Examination pane.

As ArsTechnica noted, the “Adobe Type Manager Library” is a system file often used to manage and render fonts appear by Adobe in documents.

Recently, hackers have been using coronavirus accompanying abstracts to steal data from people. With this new vulnerability out in the open, some might try and take advantage of the situation.

So, until Microsoft issues a bug fix, it’s appropriate to not download or open alien documents, and attenuate the examination pane.

We’ll keep tabs on when the aggregation issues an update, and notify you, so that you can safely use your system.

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