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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-2870: libxslt: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-2870: libxslt: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/31/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

libxslt 1.1.26 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89, does not properly manage memory, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted XSLT expression that is not properly identified during XPath navigation, related to (1) the xsltCompileLocationPathPattern function in libxslt/pattern.c and (2) the xsltGenerateIdFunction function in libxslt/functions.c.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-libxslt

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