Out-of-bounds Read Affecting freexl package, versions >=0.0.0


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-COCOAPODS-FREEXL-470692

  • published

    2 Oct 2019

  • disclosed

    23 Feb 2018

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for freexl.

Overview

freexl is an open source library to extract valid data from within an Excel (.xls) spreadsheet.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Out-of-bounds Read. The vulnerability exists in the parse_unicode_string of freexl.c where it is possible for a heap-based buffer over-read to occur which has the potential to cause Denial of Service (DoS)