Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : libgsf vulnerability (USN-391-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27976
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.