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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4514

Original release date: 11/30/2006
Last revised: 05/29/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ole_info_read_metabat function in Gnome Structured File library (libgsf) 1.14.0, and other versions before 1.14.2, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large num_metabat value in an OLE document, which causes the ole_init_info function to allocate insufficient memory.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4784
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23355
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-391-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23337
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:076
External Source: BID
Name: 21358
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0011
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23164
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23920
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23227
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1221
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23686
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061214 rPSA-2006-0232-1 libgsf
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23166
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23352
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070101-01-P
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:220
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200612-13
External Source: XF
Name: libgsf-metabat-bo(30611)
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20061130 Multiple Vendor libgsf Heap Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23167
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-857

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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