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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2024-8b67e47e43
2024-02-27 01:44:25.903558
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Name        : libxls
Product     : Fedora 38
Version     : 1.6.2
Release     : 14.fc38
URL         : https://github.com/libxls/libxls
Summary     : Read binary Excel files from C/C++
Description :
This is libxls, a C library for reading Excel files in the old binary OLE
format, plus a command-line tool for converting XLS to CSV (named,
appropriately enough, libxls2csv).

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Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2023-38852
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Feb 18 2024 Elliott Sales de Andrade  - 1.6.2-13
- Backport fix for CVE-2023-38852 (#2232511)
* Thu Jan 25 2024 Fedora Release Engineering  - 1.6.2-12
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild
* Sun Jan 21 2024 Fedora Release Engineering  - 1.6.2-11
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild
* Thu Jul 20 2023 Fedora Release Engineering  - 1.6.2-10
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2232479 - CVE-2023-38852 libxls: heap buffer overflow in xls_parseWorkBook() in xls.c
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2232479
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2024-8b67e47e43' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

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Fedora 38: libxls 2024-8b67e47e43

February 27, 2024
Security fix for CVE-2023-38852

Summary

This is libxls, a C library for reading Excel files in the old binary OLE

format, plus a command-line tool for converting XLS to CSV (named,

appropriately enough, libxls2csv).

Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2023-38852

Change Log

* Sun Feb 18 2024 Elliott Sales de Andrade - 1.6.2-13 - Backport fix for CVE-2023-38852 (#2232511) * Thu Jan 25 2024 Fedora Release Engineering - 1.6.2-12 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild * Sun Jan 21 2024 Fedora Release Engineering - 1.6.2-11 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_40_Mass_Rebuild * Thu Jul 20 2023 Fedora Release Engineering - 1.6.2-10 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2232479 - CVE-2023-38852 libxls: heap buffer overflow in xls_parseWorkBook() in xls.c https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2232479

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2024-8b67e47e43' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

Severity
Name : libxls
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 1.6.2
Release : 14.fc38
URL : https://github.com/libxls/libxls
Summary : Read binary Excel files from C/C++

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