CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 18, 2024
Updated: Jan 27, 2024
CWE ID 611


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2024-23525 affects the Spreadsheet::ParseXLSX package before version 0.30 for Perl. It allows for XXE (XML External Entity) attacks due to the neglect of using the no_xxe option of XML::Twig. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.5 according to NIST. The affected products include various versions of uKQenP, uKQena, uKQenb, and others. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to version 0.30 or later of the Spreadsheet::ParseXLSX package. The potential danger posed to organizations is high confidentiality impact, as indicated by the vector string CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N.

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