DescriptionApache POI in versions prior to release 3.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a specially crafted OOXML file, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs858301

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libapache-poi-java (PTS)buster, bullseye4.0.1-1fixed
sid, trixie4.0.1-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - libapache-poi-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libapache-poi-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libapache-poi-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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