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RHSA-2007-0011: libgsf Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libgsf packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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
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
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 :
Threat Level: High

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