openSUSE Security Update : libxslt (openSUSE-2017-609)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libxslt fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-5029: The xsltAddTextString function in
transform.c lacked a check for integer overflow during a
size calculation, which allowed a remote attacker to
perform an out of bounds memory write via a crafted HTML
page (bsc#1035905).

- CVE-2016-4738: Fix heap overread in
xsltFormatNumberConversion: An empty decimal-separator
could cause a heap overread. This can be exploited to
leak a couple of bytes after the buffer that holds the
pattern string (bsc#1005591).

- CVE-2015-9019: Properly initialize random generator

- CVE-2015-7995: Vulnerability in function
xsltStylePreCompute' in preproc.c could cause a type
confusion leading to DoS. (bsc#952474) This update was
imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libxslt packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100367 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7995

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