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Debian: New abiword packages fix arbitrary code execution

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been disovered in the wv library, used for converting and previewing word documents. On exploition an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the vulnerable application. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 579-1                                        Martin Schulze
November 1st, 2004            
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Package        : abiword
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0645

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been disovered in the wv library,
used for converting and previewing word documents.  On exploition an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the vulnerable application.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.2+cvs.2002.06.05-1woody2.

The package in the unstable distribution (sid) is not affected.

We recommend that you upgrade your abiword package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

Version: GnuPG v1.2.5 (GNU/Linux)


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