FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER Hangul Word Processor type confusion attempt
hwpapp.dll in Hangul Word Processor allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted heap spray, and by leveraging a "type confusion" via an HWPX file containing a crafted para text tag.
CVSS base score 7.8
CVSS impact score 5.9
CVSS exploitability score 1.8
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2015-6585hwpapp.dll in Hangul Word Processor allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted heap spray, and by leveraging a "type confusion" via an HWPX file containing a crafted para text tag.
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