Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title libxls: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
Name GLSA-202003-64 First vendor Publication 2020-03-30
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-30
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxls, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background

libxls is a C library for reading Excel files in the nasty old binary OLE format, plus a command-line tool for converting XLS to CSV.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxls. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted Excel file using libxls, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libxls users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxls-1.5.2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12110 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12110
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-12111 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12111
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-2896 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2896
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-2897 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2897
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-2919 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2919
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-20450 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20450
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-20452 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20452

Availability

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-64

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-64.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
43 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)
29 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
14 % CWE-415 Double Free
14 % CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 3

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2017-10-17 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0462 attack attempt
RuleID : 44594 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-10-17 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0462 attack attempt
RuleID : 44593 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-10-17 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0463 attack attempt
RuleID : 44590 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-10-17 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0463 attack attempt
RuleID : 44589 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-08-29 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0426 attack attempt
RuleID : 44164 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-08-29 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0426 attack attempt
RuleID : 44163 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-08-24 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0403 attack attempt
RuleID : 44102 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-08-24 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0403 attack attempt
RuleID : 44101 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-08-24 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0404 attack attempt
RuleID : 44093 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2017-08-24 TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0404 attack attempt
RuleID : 44092 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OFFICE

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-04-17 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4173.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2020-03-30 17:19:21
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