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[DSA894] DSA-894-1 abiword Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Chris Evans discovered several buffer overflows in the RTF import
mechanism of AbiWord, a WYSIWYG word processor based on GTK 2.
Opening a specially crafted RTF file could lead to the execution of
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your abiword package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-894
Threat Level: High
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