CVE-2011-1202

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-02-22
IAVA:
2013-A-0031
Bugzilla:
684386: CVE-2011-1202 libxslt: Heap address leak in XLST

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The xsltGenerateIdFunction function in functions.c in libxslt 1.1.26 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 10.0.648.127 and other products, allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information about heap memory addresses via an XML document containing a call to the XSLT generate-id XPath function.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1202 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of libxslt package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxslt) RHSA-2012:1265 2012-09-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxslt) RHSA-2012:1265 2012-09-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.17-3.el5_6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mingw32-libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 1.9.2.17-4.el6_0 Fixed