Scientific Linux Security Update : libxslt on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Anthony de Almeida Lopes reported the libxslt library did not properly
process long 'transformation match' conditions in the XSL stylesheet
files. An attacker could create a malicious XSL file that would cause
a crash, or, possibly, execute and arbitrary code with the privileges
of the application using libxslt library to perform XSL
transformations. (CVE-2008-1767)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libxslt, libxslt-devel and / or libxslt-python

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60405 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1767