Bug 1802531 (CVE-2019-12415) - CVE-2019-12415 poi: a specially crafted Microsoft Excel document allows attacker to read files from the local filesystem
Summary: CVE-2019-12415 poi: a specially crafted Microsoft Excel document allows attac...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-12415
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: 1802532
Blocks: 1802533
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Reported: 2020-02-13 11:15 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2020-02-20 10:08 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: poi 4.1.0
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Description Marian Rehak 2020-02-13 11:15:21 UTC
In Apache POI up to 4.1.0, when converting 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.

Upstream Advisory:

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/13a54b6a03369cfb418a699180ffb83bd727320b6ddfec198b9b728e@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2020-02-13 11:16:47 UTC
Created apache-poi tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1802532]

Comment 4 Chess Hazlett 2020-02-13 18:18:54 UTC
Mitigation:

The vulnerability is in the XSSFExportToXml util; avoid usage of this tool to mitigate the vulnerability.


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