Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that long transformation matches in libxslt could
overflow. If an attacker were able to make an application linked
against libxslt process malicious XSL style sheet input, they could
execute arbitrary code with user privileges or cause the application
to crash, leading to a denial of serivce. (CVE-2008-1767)
Chris Evans discovered that the RC4 processing code in libxslt did not
correctly handle corrupted key information. If a remote attacker were
able to make an application linked against libxslt process malicious
XML input, they could crash the application, leading to a denial of
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33808 ()
Bugtraq ID: 29312
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1767CVE-2008-2935
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