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CVE-2018-4040 Detail

Description

An exploitable uninitialized pointer vulnerability exists in the rich text format parser of Atlantis Word Processor, version 3.2.7.2. A specially crafted document can cause certain RTF tokens to dereference a pointer that has been uninitialized and then write to it. An attacker must convince a victim to open a specially crafted document in order to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/01/2018

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https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0713

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-4040
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018