CVE-2019-18197

Published: 18 October 2019

In xsltCopyText in transform.c in libxslt 1.1.33, a pointer variable isn't reset under certain circumstances. If the relevant memory area happened to be freed and reused in a certain way, a bounds check could fail and memory outside a buffer could be written to, or uninitialized data could be disclosed.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
libxslt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1.1.29-5ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.1.28-2.1ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.1.28-2ubuntu0.2+esm1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxslt/commit/2232473733b7313d67de8836ea3b29eec6e8e285