Vulnerability CVE-2018-3998


Published: 2018-10-01

Description:
An exploitable heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Windows enhanced metafile parser of Atlantis Word Processor, version 3.2.5.0. A specially crafted image embedded within a document can cause an undersized allocation, resulting in an overflow when the application tries to copy data into it. An attacker must convince a victim to open a document in order to trigger this vulnerability.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Atlantiswordprocessor -> Atlantis word processor 

 References:
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0666

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