Debian Security Advisory

DLA-514-1 libxslt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Jun 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-7995, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were found in libxslt.

  • CVE-2015-7995

    A missing type check could cause an application crash via a especially crafted file.

  • CVE-2016-1683

    An out of bounds heap access bug was found in libxslt.

  • CVE-2016-1684

    There was an integer overflow bug in libxslt that could lead to an application crash.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.26-14.1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt packages.

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