GLSA-200612-13 : libgsf: Buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-13
(libgsf: Buffer overflow)

'infamous41md' has discovered that the 'ole_init_info' function may
allocate too little memory for storing the contents of an OLE document,
resulting in a heap buffer overflow.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted OLE
document, and possibly execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
user opening the document.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All libgsf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=gnome-extra/libgsf-1.14.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23865 (gentoo_GLSA-200612-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21358

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4514