RHEL 3 / 4 : libgsf (RHSA-2007:0011)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated libgsf packages that fix a buffer overflow flaw are now

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The GNOME Structured File Library is a utility library for reading and
writing structured file formats.

A heap based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way GNOME
Structured File Library processes and certain OLE documents. If an
person opened a specially crafted OLE file, it could cause the client
application to crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2006-4514)

Users of GNOME Structured File Library should upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch that resolves this issue.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected libgsf and / or libgsf-devel packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24211 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21358

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4514