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Out-of-bounds Write

CVE-2016-9043

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

An out of bound write vulnerability exists in the EMF parsing functionality of CorelDRAW X8 (CdrGfx - Corel Graphics Engine (64-Bit) - 18.1.0.661). A specially crafted EMF file can cause a vulnerability resulting in potential code execution. An attacker can send the victim a specific EMF file to trigger this vulnerability.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published