Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : libxml-security-java vulnerability (USN-2028-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70875
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionJames Forshaw discovered that Apache XML Security for Java incorrectly validated CanonicalizationMethod parameters. An attacker could use this flaw to spoof XML signatures.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libxml-security-java package.