Corel WordPerfect contains a vulnerability when handling specially crafted documents, which an attacker can leverage to cause a heap-based buffer overflow. Successful exploitation may result in arbitrary code execution.
WordPerfect X6 version 126.96.36.1998, and possibly other versions
No Exploit Available
Remote Code Execution
Remote Code Execution Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by sending maliciously crafted documents, via phishing emails, to vulnerable users. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.
BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.
Do not open untrusted documents, or documents that come from trusted sources unexpectedly.