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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   GNOME Structured File Library Vendors:   Gnome Development Team
(Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) GNOME Structured File Library ole_init_info() Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027878
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027878
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-4514   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 14 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.14.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GNOME Structured File Library (libgsf). A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted OLE file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The ole_init_info() function is affected.

The vendor was notified on August 17, 2006.

infamous41md discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an OLE file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2006_4514_buffer_overflow

Vendor URL:  gnome.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10

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Nov 30 2006 GNOME Structured File Library ole_init_info() Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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