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CVE-2018-3998 Detail

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

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