Scientific Linux Security Update : libxslt on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60405
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAnthony de Almeida Lopes reported the libxslt library did not properly process long 'transformation match' conditions in the XSL stylesheet files. An attacker could create a malicious XSL file that would cause a crash, or, possibly, execute and arbitrary code with the privileges of the application using libxslt library to perform XSL transformations. (CVE-2008-1767)
SolutionUpdate the affected libxslt, libxslt-devel and / or libxslt-python packages.