GLSA-201606-15 : FreeXL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91846


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91846

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201606-15.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/27

Modified: 2016/06/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:freexl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2753, CVE-2015-2754, CVE-2015-2776

GLSA: 201606-15