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SUSE-SA:2006:076: 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 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
Threat Level: High
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