Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2219-1 xmlsec1 -- arbitrary file overwrite
- Date Reported:
- 18 Apr 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 620560.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-1425.
- More information:
Nicolas Gregoire discovered that the XML Security Library xmlsec allowed remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files through specially crafted XML files using the libxslt output extension and a ds:Transform element during signature verification.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.9-5+lenny1.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.14-1+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.14-1.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your xmlsec1 packages.