Vulnerability CVE-2020-27819


Published: 2021-02-23

Description:
An issue was discovered in libxls before and including 1.6.1 when reading Microsoft Excel files. A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists when parsing XLS cells in libxls/xls2csv.c:199. It could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via crafted XLS file.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Libxls project -> Libxls 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1903296

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