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CVE-2006-4514 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/30/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4514
Original release date:
11/30/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(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:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; 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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070101-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20070101-01-P
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=446 Vendor Advisory External Source IDEFENSE 20061130 Multiple Vendor libgsf Heap Overflow Vulnerability
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Dec/0005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:076
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0011.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0011
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-13.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200612-13
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1221 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-1221
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:220 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:220
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454389/30/9210/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061214 rPSA-2006-0232-1 libgsf
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21358 Patch External Source BID 21358
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-391-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-391-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4784 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4784
http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf External Source CONFIRM http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30611 External Source XF libgsf-metabat-bo(30611)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-857 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-857
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9413 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413

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