Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4129-1 freexl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Mar 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-7435, CVE-2018-7436, CVE-2018-7437, CVE-2018-7438, CVE-2018-7439.
- More information:
Multiple heap buffer over reads were discovered in freexl, a library to read Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, which could result in denial of service.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.0g-1+deb8u5.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.2-2+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your freexl packages.
For the detailed security status of freexl please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/freexl