Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : libgsf vulnerability (USN-391-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A heap overflow was discovered in the OLE processing code in libgsf.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted OLE document,
an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27976 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21358

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4514