openSUSE Security Update : freexl (openSUSE-2017-1082)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 103398


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for freexl to version 1.0.4 fixes several issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2017-2924: Prevent heap-based buffer overflow in the read_legacy_biff function (bsc#1058433).

- CVE-2017-2923: Prevent heap-based buffer overflow in the read_biff_next_record function (bsc#1058431).


Update the affected freexl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 103398

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1082.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/22

Modified: 2017/09/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freexl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freexl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreexl1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreexl1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2923, CVE-2017-2924