Bug 371221 (CVE-2007-5395) - CVE-2007-5395 link-grammar buffer overflow in tokenize.c
Summary: CVE-2007-5395 link-grammar buffer overflow in tokenize.c
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2007-5395
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
Whiteboard:
Depends On: 372341 372351 372361
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-11-08 14:12 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: 4.2.5-1.fc8
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2007-11-13 00:06:56 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Upstream patch (2.79 KB, patch)
2007-11-12 10:02 UTC, Tomas Hoger
no flags Details | Diff

Description Tomas Hoger 2007-11-08 14:12:47 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-5395 to the following vulnerability:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the separate_word function in tokenize.c in Link Grammar 4.1b and possibly other versions, as used in AbiWord Link Grammar 4.2.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long word, as reachable through the separate_sentence function.

References:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-78/advisory/
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-79/advisory/
http://secunia.com/advisories/27300
http://secunia.com/advisories/27340

Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2007-11-12 10:02:27 UTC
Created attachment 255061 [details]
Upstream patch

Comment 3 Marc Maurer 2007-11-12 19:07:13 UTC
I sent a 4.2.5 package to koji, which is pending approval to be pushed.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-11-13 00:06:54 UTC
link-grammar-4.2.5-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-11-15 03:37:06 UTC
link-grammar-4.2.5-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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