GLSA-201606-15 : FreeXL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-15
(FreeXL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

FreeXL’s shared strings and workbook functions are vulnerable to the
remote execution of arbitrary code and Denial of Service. This can be
achieved through specially crafted workbooks from attackers.

Impact :

Remote attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code or cause
Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-15

Solution :

All FreeXL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose 'dev-libs/freexl-1.0.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91846 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2753
CVE-2015-2754
CVE-2015-2776

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