CVE-2005-2972

NameCVE-2005-2972
DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in the RTF import feature in AbiWord before 2.2.11 allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an RTF file with long identifiers, which are not properly handled in the (1) ParseLevelText, (2) getCharsInsideBrace, (3) HandleLists, (4) or (5) HandleAbiLists functions in ie_imp_RTF.cpp, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2964.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-894-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs333740

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
abiword (PTS)wheezy2.9.2+svn20120603-8fixed
jessie3.0.0-8fixed
stretch3.0.2-2fixed
buster, sid3.0.2-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
abiwordsource(unstable)2.4.1-1medium333740
abiwordsourcesarge2.2.7-3sarge2mediumDSA-894-1
abiwordsourcewoody1.0.2+cvs.2002.06.05-1woody3mediumDSA-894-1

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