org.apache.poi:poi@3.16 vulnerabilities

Apache POI - Java API To Access Microsoft Format Files

Direct Vulnerabilities

Known vulnerabilities in the org.apache.poi:poi package. This does not include vulnerabilities belonging to this package’s dependencies.

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Denial of Service (DoS)

org.apache.poi:poi is a java library for reading and writing Microsoft Office binary and OOXML file formats.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) in two possible scenarios:

  • Infinite Loops while parsing crafted WMF, EMF, MSG and macros.
  • Out of Memory Exceptions while parsing crafted DOC, PPT and XLS.

How to fix Denial of Service (DoS)?

Upgrade org.apache.poi:poi to version 3.17 or higher.