Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxslt (MDVSA-2008:151)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow vulnerability in libxslt could be exploited via an
XSL style sheet file with a long XLST transformation match condition,
which could possibly lead to the execution of arbitrary code
(CVE-2008-1767).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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 : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37284 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-151.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29312

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1767

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