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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Corel WordPerfect Vendors:   Corel
Corel WordPerfect Heap Overflow in Processing Microsoft Word Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033559
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033559
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6948   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 16 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network


Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Corel WordPerfect. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Microsoft Word file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on May 5, 2015.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-15-410

Dave Weinstein of HP Zero Day Initiative reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.corel.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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