[SECURITY] [DSA 2521-1] libxml2 security update

2012-08-13T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:28356
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-08-13T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2521-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff August 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : libxml2 Vulnerability : integer overflows Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-2807

Jueri Aedla discovered several integer overflows in libxml, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze5.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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