Security update for libxml2 (moderate)

2018-10-12T12:12:16
ID OPENSUSE-SU-2018:3110-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2018-10-12T12:12:16

Description

This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issues:

  • CVE-2018-9251: The xz_decomp function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint (bsc#1088279)
  • CVE-2018-14567: Prevent denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint (bsc#1105166)
  • CVE-2018-14404: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in the xmlXPathCompOpEval() function when parsing an invalid XPath expression in the XPATH_OP_AND or XPATH_OP_OR case leading to a denial of service attack (bsc#1102046)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.