CVE-2012-2870 Detail

Current Description

libxslt 1.1.26 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89, does not properly manage memory, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted XSLT expression that is not properly identified during XPath navigation, related to (1) the xsltCompileLocationPathPattern function in libxslt/pattern.c and (2) the xsltGenerateIdFunction function in libxslt/functions.c.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=138672
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=140368
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/08/stable-channel-update_30.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00009.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00030.html
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxslt/libxslt/functions.c?r1=75684&r2=149998 Exploit  Patch 
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxslt/libxslt/functions.c?view=log
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxslt/libxslt/pattern.c?r1=118654&r2=150123 Patch 
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxslt/libxslt/pattern.c?view=log
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6001
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2555
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:164
https://chromiumcodereview.appspot.com/10823168
https://chromiumcodereview.appspot.com/10830177

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2870
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/27/2014
Source:
Google Inc.