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CVE-2011-1202

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

Details

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 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

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 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 April 29, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 April 29, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxslt) RHSA-2012:1265 September 13, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 April 29, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxslt) RHSA-2012:1265 September 13, 2012

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