CVE-2013-6836

NameCVE-2013-6836
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the ms_escher_get_data function in plugins/excel/ms-escher.c in GNOME Office Gnumeric before 1.12.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted xls file with a crafted length value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnumeric (PTS)buster1.12.44-1fixed
bullseye1.12.48-1fixed
bookworm1.12.52-1fixed
sid1.12.53-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnumericsource(unstable)1.12.9-1low

Notes

[wheezy] - gnumeric <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - gnumeric <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://projects.gnome.org/gnumeric/announcements/1.12/gnumeric-1.12.9.shtml
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=712772

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