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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
Description Last Modified:  11/30/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
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
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070101-01-P.asc
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=446 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Dec/0005.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0011.html Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-13.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1221 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:220
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454389/30/9210/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21358 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-391-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4784 Vendor Advisory
http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30611
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-857
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9413

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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4514
NVD Published Date:
11/30/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018