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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1767

Buffer overflow in pattern.c in libxslt before 1.1.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an XSL style sheet file with a long XSLT "transformation match" condition that triggers a large number of steps.
Publish Date : 2008-05-23 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-05-15 2008-04-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in pattern.c in libxslt before 1.1.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (c... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9785 unix
CVE-2008-1767 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081767 unix
DSA-1589 libxslt -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7984 unix
DSA-1589-1 libxslt - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19993 unix
ELSA-2008:0287: libxslt security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22601 unix
RHSA-2008:0287: libxslt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080287 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1767

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Desktop 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 WS Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 AS Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 ES Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 AS Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 ES Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 WS Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 Client Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 10
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation 1
Redhat Linux Advanced Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2008-1767

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42560
XF libxslt-xsl-bo(42560)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2094
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29312
BID 29312 libxslt XSL File Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020071
SECTRACK 1020071
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-633-1
UBUNTU USN-633-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1580/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1580
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:013
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0287.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0287
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:151
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:151
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1589
DEBIAN DSA-1589
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200806-02
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=527297 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-11
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Nov/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-11-13
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1767

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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