openSUSE Security Update: Security update for libxls
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:0812-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1179532 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-27819
Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Leap 15.2
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for libxls fixes the following issues:

   libxsl was updated to release 1.6.2:

   * Fix NULL pointer dereferences in the xls2csv tool [boo#1179532]
     [CVE-2020-27819]

   Update to release 1.6.1

   * Enabled decoding of non-Unicode character sets in older (BIFF5) XLS
     files.
   * Improved string conversion performance in newer files.

   update to 1.5.3:

   * Allow truncated XLS files
   * Fix long-standing "extra column" bug #73
   * Support for RSTRING records (rich-text cells in older BIFF5 files)
     tidyverse/readxl#611


Patch Instructions:

   To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-812=1



Package List:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2 (x86_64):

      libxls-debuginfo-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1
      libxls-debugsource-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1
      libxls-devel-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1
      libxls-tools-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1
      libxls-tools-debuginfo-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1
      libxlsreader8-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1
      libxlsreader8-debuginfo-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27819.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1179532