Ubuntu 2218-1: Xalan-Java vulnerability

    Date21 May 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Xalan-Java could be made to load arbitrary classes or access external resources.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2218-1
    May 21, 2014
    
    libxalan2-java vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Xalan-Java could be made to load arbitrary classes or access external
    resources.
    
    Software Description:
    - libxalan2-java: XSL Transformations (XSLT) processor in Java
    
    Details:
    
    Nicolas Gregoire discovered that Xalan-Java incorrectly handled certain
    properties when the secure processing feature was enabled. An attacker
    could possibly use this issue to load arbitrary classes or access external
    resources.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 13.10:
      libxalan2-java                  2.7.1-8ubuntu0.1
      libxsltc-java                   2.7.1-8ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libxalan2-java                  2.7.1-7ubuntu0.1
      libxsltc-java                   2.7.1-7ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libxalan2-java                  2.7.1-5ubuntu1.1
      libxalan2-java-gcj              2.7.1-5ubuntu1.1
      libxsltc-java                   2.7.1-5ubuntu1.1
      libxsltc-java-gcj               2.7.1-5ubuntu1.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2218-1
      CVE-2014-0107
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxalan2-java/2.7.1-8ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxalan2-java/2.7.1-7ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxalan2-java/2.7.1-5ubuntu1.1
    
    
    
    
    
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