Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Thilo Pfennig and Morten Welinder discovered that the XLS spreadsheet
handling code in Gnumeric did not correctly calculate needed memory
sizes. If a user or automated system were tricked into loading a
specially crafted XLS document, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code with user privileges.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3