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USN-5575-2: Libxslt vulnerabilities

22 August 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Libxslt.

Releases

Packages

  • libxslt - XSLT processing library

Details

USN-5575-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Libxslt. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04
ESM.

Original advisory details:

Nicolas Grégoire discovered that Libxslt incorrectly handled certain XML.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information
or execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2019-5815)

Alexey Neyman incorrectly handled certain HTML pages.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information
or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-30560)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5575-1: xsltproc, libxslt1.1, libxslt1-dev, python-libxslt1, libxslt