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[DSA579] DSA-579-1 abiword Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-579-1 abiword

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in the wv library,
used for converting and previewing word documents. On exploitation an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the vulnerable application.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.2+cvs.2002.06.05-1woody2.
The package in the unstable distribution (sid) is not affected.
We recommend that you upgrade your abiword package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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