Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxslt (cve_2012_5581_denial_of1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- libxslt before 1.1.28 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash)
via an (1) empty match attribute in a XSL key to the
xsltAddKey function in keys.c or (2) uninitialized
variable to the xsltDocumentFunction function in
functions.c. (CVE-2012-6139)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_5581_denial_of1

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.11.4.0.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80694 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6139

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