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CVE-2008-1767 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=527297 Exploit
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Nov/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-02.xml
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1589
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:151
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0287.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29312 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020071
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-633-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1580/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42560
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9785

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:desktop:3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5:*:client:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop_workstation:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1767
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017