Vulnerability identifier: #VU12842
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.
The weakness exists due to infinite loops while parsing specially crafted WMF, EMF, MSG and macros and out of Memory exceptions while parsing specially crafted DOC, PPT and XLS. A remote attacker can cause the service to crash.
Update to version 3.17.
Vulnerable software versions
Apache POI: 3.10.1 - 3.16
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.