DescriptionAn exploitable out-of-bounds vulnerability exists in the xls_addCell function of libxls 1.4. A specially crafted XLS file with a formula record can cause memory corruption resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send a malicious XLS file to trigger this vulnerability.
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)


check, libxls is not packaged in Debian, but embedded in r-cran-readxl

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