|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2017-12824
|CWE ID|| CWE-119
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications
|Vendor||Concept Software Private Limited|
This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists within text processor when parsing .inp files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .inp file, trick the victim to open it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in full system compromise.
Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild against financial institutions in Asia. The latest attack report is dated November 3, 2017.
Install update from vendor's website. Reportedly, version 3.6.0 fixes the vulnerability.
InPage: 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.