Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Chris Evans discovered several buffer overflows in the RTF import
module of AbiWord. By tricking a user into opening an RTF file with
specially crafted long identifiers, an attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the AbiWord user.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20619 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2972