CVE-2008-0668

NameCVE-2008-0668
DescriptionThe excel_read_HLINK function in plugins/excel/ms-excel-read.c in Gnome Office Gnumeric before 1.8.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLS file containing XLS HLINK opcodes, possibly because of an integer signedness error that leads to an integer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1546-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnumeric (PTS)wheezy1.10.17-1.1fixed
jessie1.12.18-2fixed
stretch, sid1.12.29-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnumericsource(unstable)1.8.1-1medium
gnumericsourceetch1.6.3-5.1+etch1highDSA-1546-1

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