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CVE-2018-3998 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/01/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0666 Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-3998
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/23/2018