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USN-633-1: libxslt vulnerabilities

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USN-633-1: libxslt vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/01/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the rc4 (1) encryption (aka exsltCryptoRc4EncryptFunction) and (2) decryption (aka exsltCryptoRc4DecryptFunction) functions in crypto.c in libexslt in libxslt 1.1.8 through 1.1.24 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an XML file containing a long string as "an argument in the XSL input."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxslt1-1

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