Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxslt (MDVSA-2013:141)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated libxslt packages fix security vulnerability :

Nicholas Gregoire discovered that libxslt incorrectly handled certain
empty values. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted XSLT document, a remote attacker could
cause libxslt to crash, causing a denial of service (CVE-2012-6139).

See also :

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=685328

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66153 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58685

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6139

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