Bug 788826 (CVE-2011-3970) - CVE-2011-3970 libxslt: Out-of-bounds read when parsing certain patterns
Summary: CVE-2011-3970 libxslt: Out-of-bounds read when parsing certain patterns
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-3970
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 788827 852942 852943 852945 852946
Blocks: 852939
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2012-02-09 05:12 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-24 13:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-10-07 16:37:18 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:1265 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: libxslt security update 2012-09-13 21:00:20 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-02-09 05:12:15 UTC
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 05:17:29 UTC
Created libxslt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 788827]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-02-09 05:19:22 UTC
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 17:43:56 UTC
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 17:48:38 UTC
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 09:11:18 UTC
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 04:26:16 UTC
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 06:30:50 UTC
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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