Bug 1549716 (CVE-2018-7438) - CVE-2018-7438 freexl: heap-buffer-overflow in parse_unicode_string in freexl.c
Summary: CVE-2018-7438 freexl: heap-buffer-overflow in parse_unicode_string in freexl.c
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-7438
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1553441 1554500 1554501
Blocks: 1549721
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Reported: 2018-02-27 17:10 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2020-05-20 21:17 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: freexl 1.0.5
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Last Closed: 2020-05-20 21:17:07 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-02-27 17:10:42 UTC
An issue was discovered in FreeXL before 1.0.5. There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the parse_unicode_string function. An attacker can send a malicious crafted xls file to trigger this vulnerability.


References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1547889

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-05-20 21:17:07 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-7438


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