openSUSE Security Update : python3-openpyxl (openSUSE-2018-202)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106963


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for python3-openpyxl fixes one security issue :

- CVE-2017-5992: Prevent resolving external entities by default, which allowed remote attackers to conduct XXE attacks via a crafted .xlsx document (bsc#1025592).


Update the affected python3-openpyxl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106963

File Name: openSUSE-2018-202.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/23

Modified: 2018/02/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-openpyxl, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5992