SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : libxslt (SAT Patch Numbers 8500 / 8501)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

libxslt received a security update to fix a security issue :

- The XSL implementation in libxslt allowed remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an
invalid DTD. (addendum due to incomplete fix for
CVE-2012-2825). (CVE-2013-4520)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849019
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3970.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2825.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6139.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4520.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8500 / 8501 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70843 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3970
CVE-2012-2825
CVE-2012-6139
CVE-2013-4520

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