Upstream information

CVE-2005-2972 at MITRE


Multiple 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 118545, 120097, 228555 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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