[SECURITY] [DLA 1524-1] libxml2 security update

ID DEBIAN:DLA-1524-1:818AD
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2018-09-27T20:05:41


Package : libxml2 Version : 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u7 CVE ID : CVE-2017-18258 CVE-2018-9251 CVE-2018-14404 CVE-2018-14567

CVE-2018-14404 Fix of a NULL pointer dereference which might result in a crash and thus in a denial of service.

CVE-2018-14567 and CVE-2018-9251 Approvement in LZMA error handling which prevents an infinite loop.

CVE-2017-18258 Limit available memory to 100MB to avoid exhaustive memory consumption by malicious files.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS