Mageia 2019-0175: libxslt security update

    Date18 May 2019
    CategoryMageia
    346
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    libxslt through 1.1.33 allows bypass of a protection mechanism because callers of xsltCheckRead and xsltCheckWrite permit access even upon receiving a -1 error code. xsltCheckRead can return -1 for a crafted URL that is not actually invalid and is subsequently loaded (CVE-2019-11068).
    MGASA-2019-0175 - Updated libxslt packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 18 May 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0175.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 6
    CVE: CVE-2019-11068
    
    libxslt through 1.1.33 allows bypass of a protection mechanism because
    callers of xsltCheckRead and xsltCheckWrite permit access even upon
    receiving a -1 error code. xsltCheckRead can return -1 for a crafted URL
    that is not actually invalid and is subsequently loaded (CVE-2019-11068).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24705
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3947-1
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-11068
    
    SRPMS:
    - 6/core/libxslt-1.1.29-6.1.mga6
    

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