Vulnerability CVE-2018-4001


Published: 2018-10-01

Description:
An exploitable uninitialized pointer vulnerability exists in the Office Open XML parser of Atlantis Word Processor, version 3.2.5.0. A specially crafted document can cause an uninitialized pointer representing a TTableRow to be assigned to a variable on the stack. This variable is later dereferenced and then written to allow for controlled heap corruption, which can lead to code execution under the context of the application. 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)

Vendor: Atlantiswordprocessor
Product: Atlantis word processor 
Version: 3.2.5.0;

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

 References:
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0669

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