Debian DSA-1307-1 : - heap overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 25506
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


John Heasman discovered a heap overflow in the routines of that parse RTF files. A specially crafted RTF file could cause the filter to overwrite data on the heap, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the packages.

For the old stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.3-9sarge7.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.4.dfsg.2-7etch1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25506

File Name: debian_DSA-1307.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/14/2007

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 6/12/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0245

DSA: 1307

CWE: 119