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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-18197: Moderate: libxslt security update (ALSA-2020-4464)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-18197: Moderate: libxslt security update (ALSA-2020-4464)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/18/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

In xsltCopyText in transform.c in libxslt 1.1.33, a pointer variable isn't reset under certain circumstances. If the relevant memory area happened to be freed and reused in a certain way, a bounds check could fail and memory outside a buffer could be written to, or uninitialized data could be disclosed.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-libxslt
  • alma-upgrade-libxslt-devel

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