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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74137 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66397

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0107