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Author Topic: 080920 link-grammar-4.2.4 (Abiword plugin) vulnerability [VL 5.9]  (Read 3826 times)


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080920 link-grammar-4.2.4 (Abiword plugin) vulnerability [VL 5.9]
« on: September 20, 2008, 11:59:27 am »

The version of link-grammar provided on the VL 5.9 Standard iso contains a security vulnerability that could result in a buffer overflow when parsing long words (CVE 2007-5395).  link-grammar is used by Abiword plugins.  If you have Abiword plugins installed on any version of VL 5.9 you probably should upgrade your link-grammar package.

link-grammar 4.3.8, the latest version, is now available in the testing repository.
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