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WordPad Word 97 Text Converter Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6632

The Word 97 text converter in the WordPad Text Converters in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 does not properly parse malformed structures in Word 97 documents which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document containing an unspecified value that is used in a loop counter aka "WordPad Word 97 Text Converter Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-2563
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