Moderate: libxml2 security update

ID ALSA-2021:1597
Type almalinux
Reporter AlmaLinux
Modified 2021-08-11T08:41:45


The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards.

Security Fix(es):

  • libxml2: Buffer overflow vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal() in entities.c (CVE-2020-24977)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.