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Debian: Security update for libxslt

Nicholas Gregoire and Cris Neckar discovered several memory handling bugs in libxslt, which could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed document is processed.

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2555-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 05, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libxslt
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2870 CVE-2012-2871 CVE-2012-2893

Nicholas Gregoire and Cris Neckar discovered several memory handling
bugs in libxslt, which could lead to denial of service or the execution
of arbitrary code if a malformed document is processed.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.1.26-6+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.1.26-14.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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