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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201606-15
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: FreeXL: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: June 26, 2016
     Bugs: #544426
       ID: 201606-15

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Synopsis
=======
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeXL, allowing remote
attackers to executive arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

Background
=========
FreeXL is an open source library to extract valid data from within an
Excel (.xls) spreadsheet.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-libs/freexl              < 1.0.1                    >= 1.0.1 

Description
==========
FreeXL's shared strings and workbook functions are vulnerable to the
remote execution of arbitrary code and Denial of Service.  This can be
achieved through specially crafted workbooks from attackers.

Impact
=====
Remote attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code or cause
Denial of Service.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All FreeXL users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "dev-libs/freexl-1.0.1"

References
=========
[ 1 ] CVE-2015-2753
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2753
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-2754
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2754
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-2776
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2776

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-15

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
======
Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-201606-15: FreeXL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeXL, allowing remote attackers to executive arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

Summary

FreeXL's shared strings and workbook functions are vulnerable to the remote execution of arbitrary code and Denial of Service. This can be achieved through specially crafted workbooks from attackers.

Resolution

All FreeXL users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "dev-libs/freexl-1.0.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-2753 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2753 [ 2 ] CVE-2015-2754 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2754 [ 3 ] CVE-2015-2776 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2776

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-15

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: FreeXL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 26, 2016
Bugs: #544426
ID: 201606-15

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeXL, allowing remote attackers to executive arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

Background

FreeXL is an open source library to extract valid data from within an Excel (.xls) spreadsheet.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-libs/freexl < 1.0.1 >= 1.0.1

Impact

===== Remote attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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