Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2017-5029

Published: August 31, 2023Last modified: October 4, 2023

Description

The xsltAddTextString function in transform.c in libxslt 1.1.29, as used in Blink in Google Chrome prior to 57.0.2987.98 for Mac, Windows, and Linux and 57.0.2987.108 for Android, lacked a check for integer overflow during a size calculation, which allowed a remote attacker to perform an out of bounds memory write via a crafted HTML page.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score8.8
Attack VectorNETWORK
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionREQUIRED
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityHIGH
Integrity impactHIGH
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSlibxsltNot affected (1.1.37-r1)
StreamlibxsltNot affected (1.1.38-r1)

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