Untrusted Pointer Dereference Vulnerability in Corel WordPerfect X6
|Product:||Corel WordPerfect X6 Standard Edition|
|Vulnerable Versions:||184.108.40.2068, other versions may be also affected|
|Tested Version:||220.127.116.118 on Windows 7 SP1 32 bits|
|Advisory Publication:||September 12, 2012 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||September 12, 2012|
|Public Disclosure:||March 7, 2013|
|Latest Update:||March 7, 2013|
|Vulnerability Type:||Untrusted Pointer Dereference [CWE-822]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered an untrusted pointer dereference vulnerability in Corel WordPerfect. Opening of a malicious WPD (WordPerfect Document) causes immediate application crash, resulting in a loss of all unsaved current application data of the user.
|Currently we are not aware of any solutions from the Vendor.|
2012-09-12: Vendor Notified.
2012-09-19: Request for security fix date.
2012-09-27: Vendor says that the "vulnerabilities will be fixed with the next Service Pack".
2012-10-16: Vendor re-requested to provide a date of security fix.
2012-11-20: WordPerfect Office X6 Service Pack 2 release, vulnerability is not fixed.
2012-11-26: Vendor re-requested to provide a date of security fix.
2013-02-04: WordPerfect Office X6 Hot Patch 1 release, vulnerability is not fixed.
2013-02-26: Vendor re-requested to provide a date of security fix.
2013-03-07: Public Disclosure [Disclosure Policy].
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23114 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23114 - Untrusted Pointer Dereference Vulnerability in Corel WordPerfect X6.|
 Corel Corporation - http://www.corel.com - WordPerfect is a word processing application of Corel's WordPerfect Office suite.
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