openSUSE-SU-2018:0569-1: important: Security update for freexl

\n\n openSUSE Security Update: Security update for freexl

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:0569-1
Rating: important
References: #1082774 #1082775 #1082776 #1082777 #1082778

Cross-References: CVE-2018-7435 CVE-2018-7436 CVE-2018-7437
CVE-2018-7438 CVE-2018-7439
Affected Products:
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for freexl fixes the following issues:

freexl was updated to version 1.0.5:

* No changelog provided by upstream
* Various heapoverflows in 1.0.4 have been fixed:

* CVE-2018-7439: heap-buffer-overflow in freexl.c:3912
read_mini_biff_next_record (boo#1082774)
* CVE-2018-7438: heap-buffer-overflow in freexl.c:383
parse_unicode_string (boo#1082775)
* CVE-2018-7437: heap-buffer-overflow in freexl.c:1866
* CVE-2018-7436: heap-buffer-overflow in freexl.c:1805 parse_SST
parse_SST (boo#1082777)
* CVE-2018-7435: heap-buffer-overflow in freexl::destroy_cell

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-217=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use “zypper patch”.

Package List:

– SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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