CVE-2016-5000

NameCVE-2016-5000
DescriptionThe XLSX2CSV example in Apache POI before 3.14 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a crafted OpenXML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libapache-poi-java (PTS)jessie3.10.1-2vulnerable
stretch3.10.1-3vulnerable
buster, sid3.12-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libapache-poi-javasource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Versions affected: POI 3.5-3.13; Fixed in 3.14
XLSX2CSV example is not installed

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