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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5395

Original release date: 11/07/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the separate_word function in tokenize.c in Link Grammar 4.1b and possibly other versions, as used in AbiWord Link Grammar 4.2.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long word, as reachable through the separate_sentence function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=371221
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=196803
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-78/advisory/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27783
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-27
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27702
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3771
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071107 Secunia Research: Link Grammar "separate_sentence()" BufferOverflow
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28101
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3770
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-79/advisory/
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=450695
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27300
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 26365
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27340
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1432
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-545-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-3339
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071107 Secunia Research: AbiWord Link Grammar "separate_sentence()"Buffer Overflow
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27631
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: abiword-linkgrammar-sentence-bo(38317)

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