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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.


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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 libxslt Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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