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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59074
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-391-1 (libgsf)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-391-1 (libgsf)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to libgsf
announced via advisory USN-391-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

A heap overflow was discovered in the OLE processing code in libgsf. If
a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted OLE document, an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.10:
libgsf-1 1.12.3-3ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
libgsf-1-113 1.13.99-0ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 6.10:
libgsf-1-114 1.14.1-2ubuntu1.1

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your desktop session
to effect the necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-391-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-4514
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=446
Bugtraq: 20061214 rPSA-2006-0232-1 libgsf (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454389/30/9210/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1221 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1221
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-13.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:220
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0011
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0011.html
SGI Security Advisory: 20070101-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070101-01-P.asc
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:076 (Google Search)
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Dec/0005.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-391-1
BugTraq ID: 21358
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21358
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4784
http://secunia.com/advisories/23164
http://secunia.com/advisories/23166
http://secunia.com/advisories/23167
http://secunia.com/advisories/23227
http://secunia.com/advisories/23355
http://secunia.com/advisories/23337
http://secunia.com/advisories/23352
http://secunia.com/advisories/23686
http://secunia.com/advisories/23920
XForce ISS Database: libgsf-metabat-bo(30611)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30611
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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