Debian Security Advisory

DLA-700-1 libxslt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
05 Nov 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 842570.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-4738.
More information:

A heap overread bug was found in libxslt, which can cause arbitrary code execution or denial of service.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.26-14.1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt packages.

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