Vulnerability Spotlight: TALOS-2017-0430/0431: Multiple Vulnerabilities in FreeXL library

By Talos Group Talos has discovered two remote code execution vulnerabilities in the the FreeXL library. FreeXL is an open source C library to extract valid data from within an Excel (.xls) spreadsheet. Exploiting these vulnerabilities can potentially allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the victim’s machine. If an attacker builds a specially crafted XLS (Excel) […]

Source:: Cisco Security Notice