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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5592-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 30, 2023                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl
CVE ID         : CVE-2023-7101
Debian Bug     : 1059450

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in
libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl, a Perl module to access information from
Excel Spreadsheets, may result in the execution of arbitrary commands if
a specially crafted document file is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed
in version 0.6500-1.1+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6500-4~deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl
please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Debian: DSA-5592-1: libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl security update

December 30, 2023
It was discovered that missing input sanitising in libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl, a Perl module to access information from Excel Spreadsheets, may result in the execution of arbit...

Summary

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed
in version 0.6500-1.1+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6500-4~deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl
please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Severity
It was discovered that missing input sanitising in
libspreadsheet-parseexcel-perl, a Perl module to access information from
Excel Spreadsheets, may result in the execution of arbitrary commands if
a specially crafted document file is processed.

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