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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1173
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:53
Published 18 Dec 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Corel Word Perfect 8 for Linux creates a temporary working directory with world-writable permissions, which allows local users to (1) modify Word Perfect behavior by modifying files in the working directory, or (2) modify files of other users via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Corel Wordperfect 8


BUGTRAQ - 19981218 wordperfect 8 for linux security

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:18