[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#703933: libxslt: CVE-2012-6139

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Mon Mar 25 22:15:13 UTC 2013

Package: libxslt
Severity: grave
Tags: security upstream patch


the following vulnerability was published for libxslt.

libxslt "xsltDocumentFunction()" and "xsltAddKey()" Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

There are patches and minimalized test cases available at [1,2,3,4].

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-6139
[1] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=685328
[2] http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/commit/?id=dc11b6b379a882418093ecc8adf11f6166682e8d
[3] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=685330
[4] http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/commit/?id=6c99c519d97e5fcbec7a9537d190efb442e4e833

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.

Thank you for your work!


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