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...
Alias: CVE-2019-12415
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1802532
Blocks: 1802533
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-02-13 11:15 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2021-12-14 22:04 UTC (History)
33 users (show)

Fixed In Version: poi 4.1.0
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Last Closed: 2021-12-14 22:04:26 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2021:5134 0 None None None 2021-12-14 21:32:40 UTC

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:


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

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

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2021-12-14 21:32:38 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Fuse 7.10

Via RHSA-2021:5134 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:5134

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-12-14 22:04:24 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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