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<title>AbiWord: RTF import stack-based buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
AbiWord is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow during RTF import,
making it vulnerable to the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">AbiWord</product>
<announced>September 30, 2005</announced>
<revised>September 30, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>107351</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-office/abiword" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.10</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.10</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
AbiWord is a free and cross-platform word processing program. It
allows to import RTF files into AbiWord documents.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Chris Evans discovered that the RTF import function in AbiWord is
vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could design a malicious RTF file and entice the user
to import it in AbiWord, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running AbiWord.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All AbiWord users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-office/abiword-2.2.10&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2964">CAN-2005-2964</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 28 Sep 2005 16:02:24 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 29 Sep 2005 12:13:23 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 29 Sep 2005 20:47:05 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
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