Bug 170413 - CAN-2005-2964 AbiWord RTF File Processing Buffer Overflow
CAN-2005-2964 AbiWord RTF File Processing Buffer Overflow
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: abiword (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2005-10-11 10:14 EDT by John Dalbec
Modified: 2007-08-30 15:57 EDT (History)
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Description John Dalbec 2005-10-11 10:14:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
05.40.21 CVE: CAN-2005-2964
Platform: Cross Platform
Title: AbiWord RTF File Processing Buffer Overflow
Description: AbiWord is an open source word processor. It is
susceptible to a buffer overflow vulnerability. This issue presents
itself when RTF files are imported into AbiWord. When the affected
application attempts to process malicious RTF files, a buffer may be
overwritten, resulting in the attacker being able to modify critical
memory control structures. AbiWord versions 2.0.1 through 2.2.9 are
Ref: http://www.abisource.com/changelogs/2.2.10.phtml

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Comment 1 John Dalbec 2005-11-29 09:09:05 EST
05.42.20 CVE: CAN-2005-2972
Platform: Cross Platform
Title: AbiWord Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Description: AbiWord is a word processor available for multiple
operating systems.It is susceptible to multiple stack-based buffer
overflow vulnerabilities that are caused by failure of the application
to properly do bounds check on user-supplied data when RTF (Rich Text
Files) files are imported into AbiWord. For a list of vulnerable
versions, please visit the reference link provided.
Ref: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15096 
Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2007-08-30 15:57:10 EDT
Fedora Legacy project has ended.  These will not be fixed by Fedora Legacy.

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