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CVE-2012-6139

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-10-02
Bugzilla: 927386: CVE-2012-6139 libxslt: two DoS issues fixed in 1.1.28

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libxslt before 1.1.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via an (1) empty match attribute in a XSL key to the xsltAddKey function in keys.c or (2) uninitialized variable to the xsltDocumentFunction function in functions.c.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6139 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the version of libxslt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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: 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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