Bug 835982 - (CVE-2012-2825) CVE-2012-2825 libxslt: DoS when reading unexpected DTD nodes in XSLT
CVE-2012-2825 libxslt: DoS when reading unexpected DTD nodes in XSLT
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20120626,repor...
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Depends On: 835983 852942 852943 852945 852946
Blocks: 835984 852939
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Reported: 2012-06-27 14:07 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2015-11-24 10:12 EST (History)
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Description Vincent Danen 2012-06-27 14:07:40 EDT
The Google Chrome 20 release announcement [1] noted and fixed a flaw in libxslt:

* [$500] [127417] Medium CVE-2012-2825: Wild read in XSL handling. Credit to Nicholas Gregoire.

This has been corrected in the Chromium git repository [2]; the upstream fix is noted as pending.

[1] http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.de/2012/06/stable-channel-update_26.html
[2] http://git.chromium.org/gitweb/?p=chromium/src.git;a=patch;h=bb7bfb81c158268fb242292b7e0fbd2d3b933d09
Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2012-06-27 14:13:44 EDT
Created libxslt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 835983]
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2012-09-13 13:44:06 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 9 Fedora Update System 2012-09-26 05:11:32 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 10 Fedora Update System 2012-09-27 00:26:36 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 11 Fedora Update System 2012-12-09 01:30:59 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.
Comment 12 Vincent Danen 2013-11-06 11:12:02 EST
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