openSUSE-SU-2021:0812-1: moderate: Security update for libxls

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for libxls______________________________________________________________________________Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2021:0812-1Rating: moderateReferences: #1179532 Cross-References: CVE-2020-27819Affected Products: openSUSE Leap 15.2______________________________________________________________________________ An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.Description: This update for libxls fixes the following issues: libxsl was updated to release 1.6.2: * Fix NULL pointer dereferences in the xls2csv tool [boo#1179532] [CVE-2020-27819] Update to release 1.6.1 * Enabled decoding of non-Unicode character sets in older (BIFF5) XLS files. * Improved string conversion performance in newer files. update to 1.5.3: * Allow truncated XLS files * Fix long-standing “extra column” bug #73 * Support for RSTRING records (rich-text cells in older BIFF5 files) tidyverse/readxl#611Patch Instructions: To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - openSUSE Leap 15.2: zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-812=1Package List: - openSUSE Leap 15.2 (x86_64): libxls-debuginfo-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1 libxls-debugsource-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1 libxls-devel-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1 libxls-tools-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1 libxls-tools-debuginfo-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1 libxlsreader8-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1 libxlsreader8-debuginfo-1.6.2-lp152.2.3.1References: https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27819.html https://bugzilla.suse.com/1179532

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