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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-17
(AbiWord: New RTF import buffer overflows)
Chris Evans discovered a different set of buffer overflows than
the one described in GLSA 200509-20 in the RTF import function in
An attacker could design a malicious RTF file and entice a user to
import it in AbiWord, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running AbiWord.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All AbiWord users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/abiword-2.2.11'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20079 (gentoo_GLSA-200510-17.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2972