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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1767

Original release date: 05/23/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012


Buffer overflow in pattern.c in libxslt before 1.1.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an XSL style sheet file with a long XSLT "transformation match" condition that triggers a large number of steps.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: libxslt-xsl-bo(42560)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1580
External Source: BID
Name: 29312
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020071
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-02
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-633-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=527297
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-11
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2094
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:151
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:013
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9785
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0287
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1589
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-11-13

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9785
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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