CVE-2015-7995

Priority
Low
Description
The xsltStylePreCompute function in preproc.c in libxslt 1.1.28 does not
check if the parent node is an element, which allows attackers to cause a
denial of service via a crafted XML file, related to a "type confusion"
issue.
References
Bugs
Notes
 sbeattie> reproducer in Red Hat bug
Package
Upstream:released (1.1.29)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (1.1.28-2.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (1.1.28-2ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (1.1.28-2.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected (1.1.28-2.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/commit/?id=7ca19df892ca22d9314e95d59ce2abdeff46b617
More Information

Updated: 2017-08-11 23:53:55 UTC (commit 13081)