[SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: libxslt-1.1.26-10.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-09-17 16:28:01

Name        : libxslt
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 1.1.26
Release     : 10.fc17
URL         : http://xmlsoft.org/XSLT/
Summary     : Library providing the Gnome XSLT engine
Description :
This C library allows to transform XML files into other XML files
(or HTML, text, ...) using the standard XSLT stylesheet transformation
mechanism. To use it you need to have a version of libxml2 >= 2.6.27
installed. The xsltproc command is a command line interface to the XSLT engine

Update Information:

Lot of security fixes and a few other bugs

* Wed Sep 12 2012 Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> 1.1.26-10
- Fixes CVE-2011-1202 CVE-2011-3970 CVE-2012-2825 CVE-2012-2871 CVE-2012-2870
- Fix direct pattern matching bug
- Fix popping of vars in xsltCompilerNodePop
- Fix bug 602515
- Fix generate-id() to not expose object addresses (CVE-2011-1202)
- Fix some case of pattern parsing errors (CVE-2011-3970)
- Fix a bug in selecting XSLT elements (CVE-2012-2825)
- Fix portability to upcoming libxml2-2.9.0
- Fix default template processing on namespace nodes (CVE-2012-2871)
- Cleanup of the pattern compilation code (CVE-2012-2870)
- Hardening of code checking node types in various entry point (CVE-2012-2870)
- Hardening of code checking node types in EXSLT (CVE-2012-2870)
- Fix system-property with unknown namespace
- xsltproc should return an error code if xinclude fails
- Fix a dictionary string usage
- Avoid a heap use after free error

  [ 1 ] Bug #684386 - CVE-2011-1202 libxslt: Heap address leak in XLST
  [ 2 ] Bug #788826 - CVE-2011-3970 libxslt: Out-of-bounds read when parsing certain patterns
  [ 3 ] Bug #835982 - CVE-2012-2825 libxslt: DoS when reading unexpected DTD nodes in XSLT
  [ 4 ] Bug #852935 - CVE-2012-2871 libxslt: Heap-buffer overflow caused by bad cast in XSL transforms
  [ 5 ] Bug #852937 - CVE-2012-2870 libxslt: Use-after-free when processing an invalid XPath expression

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libxslt' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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