CVE-2017-2910

NameCVE-2017-2910
DescriptionAn exploitable Out-of-bounds Write vulnerability exists in the xls_addCell function of libxls 2.0. A specially crafted xls file can cause a memory corruption resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send 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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
r-cran-readxl (PTS)stretch0.1.1-1+deb9u2undetermined
stretch (security)0.1.1-1+deb9u1undetermined
buster1.3.0-1undetermined
bullseye, sid1.3.1-2undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
r-cran-readxlsource(unstable)undetermined

Notes

https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0417
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