Debian Security Advisory

DLA-866-1 libxslt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 858546.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5029.
More information:

libxslt is vulnerable to an integer overflow in the xsltAddTextString function that can be exploited to trigger an out of bounds write on 64-bit systems.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.26-14.1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt packages.

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