Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xmlsec1 (MDVSA-2011:063)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in xmlsec1 :

xslt.c in XML Security Library (aka xmlsec) before 1.2.17, as used in
WebKit and other products, when XSLT is enabled, allows remote
attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via vectors involving
the libxslt output extension and a ds:Transform element during
signature verification (CVE-2011-1425).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53289 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1425

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