Upstream information

CVE-2008-0668 at MITRE

Description

The excel_read_HLINK function in plugins/excel/ms-excel-read.c in Gnome Office Gnumeric before 1.8.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLS file containing XLS HLINK opcodes, possibly because of an integer signedness error that leads to an integer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 361375 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • gnumeric >= 1.4.1-4.5
sles9-nld.x86
sles9-nld.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 12194