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USN-3947-1: Libxslt vulnerability

15 April 2019

Libxslt could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted file.



  • libxslt - XSLT processing library


It was discovered that Libxslt incorrectly handled certain documents.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


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