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USN-3947-2: Libxslt vulnerability

15 April 2019

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

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Releases

Packages

  • libxslt - XSLT processing library

Details

USN-3947-1 fixed a vulnerability in Libxslt. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3947-1: python-libxslt1, libxslt1-dev, xsltproc, libxslt1.1, libxslt