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Microsoft Office WordPerfect Converter Buffer Overflow vuln
Microsoft Office WordPerfect Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Microsoft Office WordPerfect Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability 

Peter Winter-Smith has reported a vulnerability in various Microsoft Office products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the WordPerfect Converter and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow if a user opens a malicious document.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code with the users privileges.

The vulnerability affects WordPerfect Converter 5.x, which is included in various Microsoft Office products.


Microsoft has released updates.

Microsoft Office 2000 Software (SP 3): 99E1-4892-9A53-84E5DFADFE6B

Microsoft Office XP Software (SP 3): 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B

Microsoft Office 2003: 1889-495B-B25E-4637D6B03250

Microsoft Works Suite 2001: 99E1-4892-9A53-84E5DFADFE6B

Microsoft Works Suite 2002: 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B

Microsoft Works Suite 2003: 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B

Microsoft Works Suite 2004: 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B

Provided and/or discovered by:

Peter Winter-Smith, Next Generation Security Software.

Original Advisory:

MS04-027 (KB884933): 


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