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libxml2 security update

Description

**CentOS Errata and Security Advisory** CESA-2020:1190 The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards. Security Fix(es): * libxml2: Use after free triggered by XPointer paths beginning with range-to (CVE-2016-5131) * libxml2: Use after free in xmlXPathCompOpEvalPositionalPredicate() function in xpath.c (CVE-2017-15412) * libxml2: DoS caused by incorrect error detection during XZ decompression (CVE-2015-8035) * libxml2: NULL pointer dereference in xmlXPathCompOpEval() function in xpath.c (CVE-2018-14404) * libxml2: Unrestricted memory usage in xz_head() function in xzlib.c (CVE-2017-18258) * libxml2: Infinite loop caused by incorrect error detection during LZMA decompression (CVE-2018-14567) 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.8 Release Notes linked from the References section. **Merged security bulletin from advisories:** https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-cr-announce/2020-April/019208.html **Affected packages:** libxml2 libxml2-devel libxml2-python libxml2-static **Upstream details at:** https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1190


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
CentOS 7 libxml2 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2-devel 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2-devel 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2-python 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2-static 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2-static 2.9.1-6.el7.4
CentOS 7 libxml2 2.9.1-6.el7.4

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