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RHSA-2007:0011: libgsf security update

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RHSA-2007:0011: libgsf security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/30/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/05/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated libgsf packages that fix a buffer overflow flaw are now available. 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.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libgsf
  • redhat-upgrade-libgsf-devel

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