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Libxslt security upgrade

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New libxslt package is available for VL 5.9 to fix a security issue.

More details about the issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1767

Quote from: http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.363199 A buffer overflow when processing XSL stylesheets could result in the execution of arbitrary code. For more information, see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1767 libxslt (XML transformation library) XSLT support for libxml2. (XSLT is a language used for transforming XML documents)
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