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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libxslt (ALAS-2012-123) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libxslt (ALAS-2012-123) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/31/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

libxml2 2.9.0-rc1 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89, does not properly support a cast of an unspecified variable during handling of XSL transforms, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unknown other impact via a crafted document, related to the _xmlNs data structure in include/libxml/tree.h.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt-python

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxslt-python

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