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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: libxslt-1.1.24-2.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7062
2008-08-07 21:18:27
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Name        : libxslt
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.1.24
Release     : 2.fc9
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

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Update Information:

fix for CVE-2008-2935 problem in exslt rc4 crypto extensions
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Aug  1 2008 Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> 1.1.24-2.fc9
- CVE-2008-2935 fix
* Tue May 13 2008 Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> 1.1.24-1.fc9
- release of 1.1.24
- fixes a few bugs including the key initialization problem
- tentative fix for multiarch devel problems
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #455848 - CVE-2008-2935 libxslt: buffer overflow in libexslt RC4 encryption/decryption functions
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=455848
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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/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
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