Corel WordPerfect X3 printer selection (.PRS) filename buffer overflow
|wordperfect-printer-selection-bo (33286)||High Risk|
Corel WordPerfect X3 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of the printer selection (.PRS) filename. By creating a specially-crafted WordPerfect document, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious WordPerfect document.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Corel Corporation Web site: Corel WordPerfect X3.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Wed Mar 28 2007 - 08:54:08 CDT: Corel Wordperfect X3 Stack Overflow.
- BID-23177: Corel WordPerfect Office PRS Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-1735: Stack-based buffer overflow in Corel WordPerfect Office X3 (188.8.131.525) allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long printer selection (PRS) name in a Wordperfect document.
- OSVDB ID: 34539: Corel WordPerfect Office Document Handling Printer Selection Overflow
- SA24664: Corel WordPerfect Document Processing Buffer Overflow
- Corel WordPerfect 184.108.40.2065
Mar 28, 2007
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