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    Debian: DSA-3310-1: freexl security update

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    It was discovered that an integer overflow in freexl, a library to parse Microsoft Excel spreadsheets may result in denial of service if a malformed Excel file is opened.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3310-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 19, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freexl
    CVE ID         : not yet available
    
    It was discovered that an integer overflow in freexl, a library to parse
    Microsoft Excel spreadsheets may result in denial of service if a
    malformed Excel file is opened.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.0.0b-1+deb7u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.0g-1+deb8u2.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.0.2-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.2-1.
    
    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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