Debian: DSA-4129-1: freexl security update

    Date02 Mar 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Multiple heap buffer over reads were discovered in freexl, a library to read Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, which could result in denial of service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4129-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 02, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freexl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-7435 CVE-2018-7436 CVE-2018-7437 CVE-2018-7438 
                     CVE-2018-7439
    
    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
    
    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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