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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   libxslt Vendors:   Gnome Development Team
(Ubuntu Issues Fix for libxslt) Apple iTunes for Windows Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038376
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038376
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-5029   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 28 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iTunes for Windows. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. libxslt is affected.

The APNs Server component sends a client certificate in plaintext. A remote user that can monitor the network can track a target user's activity [CVE-2017-2383].

A remote user can trigger a memory corruption error in libxslt [CVE-2017-5029].

A remote user can create specially crafted web content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2017-2463].

A remote user can create specially crafted web content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass cross-origin restrictions and access potentially sensitive information from another domain [CVE-2017-2479, CVE-2017-2480].

Matthias Wachs and Quirin Scheitle of Technical University Munich (TUM), Holger Fuhrmannek, Kai Kang (4B5F5F4B) of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab (tencent.com) (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), and lokihardt of Google Project Zero reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix for CVE-2017-5029 for libxslt.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3271-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3271-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 16.10, 17.04

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