USN-3947-2: Libxslt vulnerability

15 April 2019

libxslt vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

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

Software Description

  • 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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
libxslt1.1 - 1.1.26-8ubuntu1.5

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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