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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1221-1 (libgsf)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to libgsf announced via advisory DSA 1221-1. infamous41md discovered a heap buffer overflow vulnerability in libgsf, a GNOME library for reading and writing structured file formats, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.11.1-1sarge1 For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.14.2-1 We recommend that you upgrade your libgsf packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201221-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)