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