Abiword vulnerabilities

2005-10-13T00:00:00
ID USN-203-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2005-10-13T00:00:00

Description

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.