Bug 217957 - CVE-2006-4514 libgsf heap overflow
CVE-2006-4514 libgsf heap overflow
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libgsf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
source=idefense,reported=20061130,pub...
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Reported: 2006-11-30 16:40 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-12-07 14:11:09 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-11-30 16:40:22 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #217949 +++

infamous41md discovered a heap overflow in libgsf.  When a specially crafted OLE
document is opened, it can overflow a buffer possibly leading to arbitrary code
execution.

-- Additional comment from bressers@redhat.com on 2006-11-30 16:08 EST --
Created an attachment (id=142527)
Patch extracted from upstream CVS


This flaw should also affect FC5
Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2006-12-01 04:35:57 EST
The FC-6 release already has this fix included, FC-5 update provided
Comment 4 Caolan McNamara 2006-12-07 04:11:14 EST
rats, cvs lead me astray,
FC-6: libgsf-1.14.1-7
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2006-12-07 13:09:50 EST
libgsf-1.14.1-7 has been pushed for fc6, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.

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