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SUSE-SA:2006:076: libgsf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libgsf package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:076 (libgsf).


The libgsf library is used by various GNOME programs to handle for
instance OLE2 data streams.

Specially crafted OLE documents enabled attackers to use a heap buffer
overflow for potentially executing code.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4514.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_76_libgsf.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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