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Fedora Core 6 2006-1417: libgsf Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libgsf package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-1417 (libgsf).

A library for reading and writing structured files (eg MS OLE and Zip)

Update Information:

Fixes a heap overflow in libgsf. When a specially crafted OLE
document is opened, it can overflow a buffer possibly
leading to arbitrary code execution.

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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