CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-02-09
Bugzilla: 788826: CVE-2011-3970 libxslt: Out-of-bounds read when parsing certain patterns
IAVA: 2013-A-0031


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libxslt, as used in Google Chrome before 17.0.963.46, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3970 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw in libxslt.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxslt) RHSA-2012:1265 September 13, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxslt) RHSA-2012:1265 September 13, 2012

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