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FreeBSD: VID-555CD806-B031-11E7-A369-14DAE9D59F67 (CVE-2017-2924): Multiple exploitable heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities exists in FreeXL 1.0.3

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FreeBSD: VID-555CD806-B031-11E7-A369-14DAE9D59F67 (CVE-2017-2924): Multiple exploitable heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities exists in FreeXL 1.0.3

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/14/2017
Modified
08/17/2018

Description

An exploitable heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the read_legacy_biff function of FreeXL 1.0.3. 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)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-freexl

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