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CVE-2013-6836

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-11-20
Bugzilla: 1044857: CVE-2013-6836 gnumeric: heap-based buffer overflow in ms_escher_get_data function

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ms_escher_get_data function in plugins/excel/ms-escher.c in GNOME Office Gnumeric before 1.12.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted xls file with a crafted length value.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6836 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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