Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3976-1 freexl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 875690, Bug 875691.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-2923, CVE-2017-2924.
- More information:
IcewallNoga of Cisco Talos discovered two vulnerabilities in freexl, a library to read Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, which might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Excel file is opened.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.0g-1+deb8u4.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.2-2+deb9u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your freexl packages.