Debian: DSA-3208-1: freexl security update

    Date29 Mar 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jodie Cunningham discovered multiple 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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3208-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 29, 2015                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freexl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-2753 CVE-2015-2754 CVE-2015-2776
    
    Jodie Cunningham discovered multiple 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 stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.0.0b-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
    fixed in version 1.0.0g-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.0.0g-1+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your freexl packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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