Patchwork Libxslt CVE-2016-4738

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Submitter Leo Famulari
Date Nov. 8, 2016, 10:16 p.m.
Message ID <20161108221616.GA2468@jasmine>
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Permalink /patch/17322/
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Leo Famulari - Nov. 8, 2016, 10:16 p.m.
Here is a patch to fix CVE-2016-4738 in libxslt.
From 1cbfeb5bb98924eddf1726fe56987fd1d282e7f8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:12:01 -0500
Subject: [PATCH] gnu: libxslt: Fix CVE-2016-4738.

* gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch: New file.
* gnu/local.mk (dist_patch_DATA): Add it.
* gnu/packages/xml.scm (libxslt)[replacement]: New field.
(libxslt/fixed): New variable.
---
 gnu/local.mk                                     |  1 +
 gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch | 39 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 gnu/packages/xml.scm                             |  9 ++++++
 3 files changed, 49 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch
Marius Bakke - Nov. 9, 2016, 12:57 a.m.
Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name> writes:

> Here is a patch to fix CVE-2016-4738 in libxslt.
> From 1cbfeb5bb98924eddf1726fe56987fd1d282e7f8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name>
> Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:12:01 -0500
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: libxslt: Fix CVE-2016-4738.
>
> * gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch: New file.
> * gnu/local.mk (dist_patch_DATA): Add it.
> * gnu/packages/xml.scm (libxslt)[replacement]: New field.
> (libxslt/fixed): New variable.

Yay, more grafts ;)

Anyway, LGTM, thanks!
Kei Yamashita - Nov. 9, 2016, 1:49 a.m.
Marius Bakke <mbakke@fastmail.com> writes:

> Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name> writes:
>
>> Here is a patch to fix CVE-2016-4738 in libxslt.
>> From 1cbfeb5bb98924eddf1726fe56987fd1d282e7f8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name>
>> Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:12:01 -0500
>> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: libxslt: Fix CVE-2016-4738.
>>
>> * gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch: New file.
>> * gnu/local.mk (dist_patch_DATA): Add it.
>> * gnu/packages/xml.scm (libxslt)[replacement]: New field.
>> (libxslt/fixed): New variable.
>
> Yay, more grafts ;)
Aw yeah!

>
> Anyway, LGTM, thanks!

LGTM as well!
Leo Famulari - Nov. 9, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
On Wed, Nov 09, 2016 at 12:57:50AM +0000, Marius Bakke wrote:
> Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name> writes:
> 
> > Here is a patch to fix CVE-2016-4738 in libxslt.
> > From 1cbfeb5bb98924eddf1726fe56987fd1d282e7f8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Leo Famulari <leo@famulari.name>
> > Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:12:01 -0500
> > Subject: [PATCH] gnu: libxslt: Fix CVE-2016-4738.
> >
> > * gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch: New file.
> > * gnu/local.mk (dist_patch_DATA): Add it.
> > * gnu/packages/xml.scm (libxslt)[replacement]: New field.
> > (libxslt/fixed): New variable.
> 
> Yay, more grafts ;)
> 
> Anyway, LGTM, thanks!

Thanks for the reviews. Pushed as
0b34b58688ac0d9bc0e2700acf82269e67ccdfa3

Patch

diff --git a/gnu/local.mk b/gnu/local.mk
index 3962813..6e152eb 100644
--- a/gnu/local.mk
+++ b/gnu/local.mk
@@ -692,6 +692,7 @@  dist_patch_DATA =						\
   %D%/packages/patches/libxv-CVE-2016-5407.patch		\
   %D%/packages/patches/libxvmc-CVE-2016-7953.patch		\
   %D%/packages/patches/libxslt-generated-ids.patch		\
+  %D%/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch		\
   %D%/packages/patches/lirc-localstatedir.patch			\
   %D%/packages/patches/llvm-for-extempore.patch			\
   %D%/packages/patches/lm-sensors-hwmon-attrs.patch		\
diff --git a/gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch b/gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..a7537c6
--- /dev/null
+++ b/gnu/packages/patches/libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch
@@ -0,0 +1,39 @@ 
+Fix CVE-2016-4738:
+
+https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-4738
+https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=619006
+
+Patch copied from upstream source repository:
+https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/commit/?id=eb1030de31165b68487f288308f9d1810fed6880
+
+From eb1030de31165b68487f288308f9d1810fed6880 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
+From: Nick Wellnhofer <wellnhofer@aevum.de>
+Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:23:58 +0200
+Subject: [PATCH] Fix heap overread in xsltFormatNumberConversion
+
+An empty decimal-separator could cause a heap overread. This can be
+exploited to leak a couple of bytes after the buffer that holds the
+pattern string.
+
+Found with afl-fuzz and ASan.
+---
+ libxslt/numbers.c | 3 ++-
+ 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
+
+diff --git a/libxslt/numbers.c b/libxslt/numbers.c
+index d1549b4..e78c46b 100644
+--- a/libxslt/numbers.c
++++ b/libxslt/numbers.c
+@@ -1090,7 +1090,8 @@ xsltFormatNumberConversion(xsltDecimalFormatPtr self,
+     }
+ 
+     /* We have finished the integer part, now work on fraction */
+-    if (xsltUTF8Charcmp(the_format, self->decimalPoint) == 0) {
++    if ( (*the_format != 0) &&
++         (xsltUTF8Charcmp(the_format, self->decimalPoint) == 0) ) {
+         format_info.add_decimal = TRUE;
+ 	the_format += xsltUTF8Size(the_format);	/* Skip over the decimal */
+     }
+-- 
+2.10.2
+
diff --git a/gnu/packages/xml.scm b/gnu/packages/xml.scm
index 879b37a..d6c034b 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/xml.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/xml.scm
@@ -147,6 +147,7 @@  project (but it is usable outside of the Gnome platform).")
 (define-public libxslt
   (package
     (name "libxslt")
+    (replacement libxslt/fixed)
     (version "1.1.29")
     (source (origin
              (method url-fetch)
@@ -168,6 +169,14 @@  project (but it is usable outside of the Gnome platform).")
 based on libxml for XML parsing, tree manipulation and XPath support.")
     (license license:x11)))
 
+(define libxslt/fixed
+  (package
+    (inherit libxslt)
+    (name "libxslt")
+    (source (origin
+              (inherit (package-source libxslt))
+              (patches (search-patches "libxslt-CVE-2016-4738.patch"))))))
+
 (define-public perl-graph-readwrite
   (package
     (name "perl-graph-readwrite")