Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2007-0011: libgsf


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2007-0011: libgsf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libgsf packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


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 : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0011.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

1979 Microprocessor Projects S-100 MITS Altair IMSAI 8080 KIM-1 SWTPC Intel 8008
$34.0
1979 Microprocessor Projects S-100 MITS Altair IMSAI 8080 KIM-1 SWTPC Intel 8008 picture1979 Microcomputer Projects Altair 8800 Scelbi 8080 KIM-1 Intel 8008 COSMAC Elf
$34.0
1979 Microcomputer Projects Altair 8800 Scelbi 8080 KIM-1 Intel 8008 COSMAC Elf picture640pg Best of BYTE Macintosh Steve Jobs Altair 8800 IBM 5100 Osborne 1 Apple II
$32.0
640pg Best of BYTE Macintosh Steve Jobs Altair 8800 IBM 5100 Osborne 1 Apple II pictureIMS ASSOC MPU-A REV-4 BOARD 8080 CPU IMSAI 8080 MITS Altair M8800
$100.99
IMS ASSOC MPU-A REV-4 BOARD 8080 CPU IMSAI 8080 MITS Altair M8800 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.