Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 13.10 : libxalan2-java vulnerability (USN-2218-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Nicolas Gregoire discovered that Xalan-Java incorrectly handled
certain properties when the secure processing feature was enabled. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to load arbitrary classes or
access external resources.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74137 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66397

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0107