Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnumeric (MDVSA-2008:056)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was found in the excel_read_HLINK function in the
Microsoft Excel plugin in Gnumeric prior to version 1.8.1 that would
allow for the execution of arbitrary code via a crafted XLS file
containing XLS HLINK opcodes.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37027 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-056.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0668

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