Bug 788826 - (CVE-2011-3970) CVE-2011-3970 libxslt: Out-of-bounds read when parsing certain patterns
CVE-2011-3970 libxslt: Out-of-bounds read when parsing certain patterns
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20120209,reported=2...
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Depends On: 788827 852942 852943 852945 852946
Blocks: 852939
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Reported: 2012-02-09 00:12 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-10-07 12:37:18 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-02-09 00:12:15 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-3970 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2011-3970
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3970
Assigned: 20111001
Reference: CONFIRM:http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=110277
Reference: CONFIRM:http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/02/stable-channel-update.html

libxslt, as used in Google Chrome before 17.0.963.46, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via
unspecified vectors.

Upstream patch:
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/commit/?id=fe5a4fa33eb85bce3253ed3742b1ea6c4b59b41b
Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-02-09 00:17:29 EST
Created libxslt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 788827]
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-02-09 00:19:22 EST
Statement:

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw in libxslt.
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2012-09-13 13:43:56 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:1265 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1265.html
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2012-09-13 13:48:38 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:1265 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1265.html
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-09-26 05:11:18 EDT
libxslt-1.1.26-10.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-09-27 00:26:16 EDT
libxslt-1.1.26-9.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2012-12-09 01:30:50 EST
libxslt-1.1.27-2.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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