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Debian: New libxslt packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 31 Jul 2008
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Chris Evans discovered that a buffer overflow in the RC4 functions of libexslt may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1624-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 31, 2008               
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Package        : libxslt
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-2935

Chris Evans discovered that a buffer overflow in the RC4 functions of 
libexslt may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.19-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
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arm architecture (ARM)
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hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
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ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
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mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
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mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
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powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
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s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
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sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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