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Debian: New libxslt packages fix execution of arbitrary code

It was discovered that libxslt, an XSLT processing runtime library, could be coerced into executing arbitrary code via a buffer overflow when an XSL style sheet file with a long XSLT "transformation match" condition triggered a large number of steps. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1589-1                                       Steve Kemp
May 28, 2008                
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Package        : libxslt
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-1767
Debian Bug     : 482664

It was discovered that libxslt, an XSLT processing runtime library,
could be coerced into executing arbitrary code via a buffer overflow
when an XSL style sheet file with a long XSLT "transformation match"
condition triggered a large number of steps.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.24-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
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