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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4514

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.
Publish Date : 2006-11-30 Last Update Date : 2013-05-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-11-30 2006-11-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4514 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20064514 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the ole_info_read_metabat function in Gnome Structured File library (libgsf) 1.14.0, and o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9413 unix
RHSA-2007:0011: libgsf security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070011 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4514

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libgsf Libgsf 1.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libgsf Libgsf 1.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libgsf Libgsf 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libgsf Libgsf 1.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libgsf Libgsf 4

- References For CVE-2006-4514

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454389/30/9210/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061214 rPSA-2006-0232-1 libgsf
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=446
IDEFENSE 20061130 Multiple Vendor libgsf Heap Overflow Vulnerability
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0011.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0011
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Dec/0005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:076
http://secunia.com/advisories/23337
SECUNIA 23337
http://secunia.com/advisories/23227
SECUNIA 23227
http://secunia.com/advisories/23164
SECUNIA 23164
http://secunia.com/advisories/23166
SECUNIA 23166
http://secunia.com/advisories/23167
SECUNIA 23167
http://secunia.com/advisories/23352
SECUNIA 23352
http://secunia.com/advisories/23355
SECUNIA 23355
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-857 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30611
XF libgsf-metabat-bo(30611)
http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4784
VUPEN ADV-2006-4784
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-391-1
UBUNTU USN-391-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/23686
SECUNIA 23686
http://secunia.com/advisories/23920
SECUNIA 23920
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-13.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200612-13
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:220
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:220
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21358
BID 21358 LibGSF Remote Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-05
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1221
DEBIAN DSA-1221
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070101-01-P.asc
SGI 20070101-01-P

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4514

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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