DescriptionIn Apache POI up to 4.1.0, when using the tool XSSFExportToXml to convert user-provided Microsoft Excel documents, a specially crafted document can allow an attacker to read files from the local filesystem or from internal network resources via XML External Entity (XXE) Processing.
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 severitylow
Debian Bugs943565

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libapache-poi-java (PTS)jessie3.10.1-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster4.0.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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

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