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Debian: CVE-2017-2897: r-cran-readxl -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-2897: r-cran-readxl -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/19/2018
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

An exploitable out-of-bounds write vulnerability exists in the read_MSAT function of libxls 1.4. A specially crafted XLS file can cause a memory corruption resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send malicious XLS file to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-r-cran-readxl

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