USN-3947-2: Libxslt vulnerability

USN-3947-2: Libxslt vulnerability

libxslt vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


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

Software Description

  • libxslt – XSLT processing library


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:

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


Source: USN-3947-2: Libxslt vulnerability

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