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WordPad Word 97 Text Converter Stack Overflow Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5893

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Word 97 text converter in WordPad in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Word 97 file that triggers memory corruption related to use of inconsistent integer data sizes for an unspecified length field aka "WordPad Word 97 Text Converter Stack Overflow Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0235
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