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HistoryJun 09, 2016 - 6:07 p.m.

Security update for libxml2 (important)


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This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issues:

  • CVE-2016-2073, CVE-2015-8806, CVE-2016-1839: A Heap-buffer overread was
    fixed in libxml2/dict.c [bsc#963963, bsc#965283, bsc#981114].
  • CVE-2016-4483: Code was added to avoid an out of bound access when
    serializing malformed strings [bsc#978395].
  • CVE-2016-1762: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar
  • CVE-2016-1834: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat [bsc#981041].
  • CVE-2016-1833: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar
  • CVE-2016-1835: Fixed a heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs
  • CVE-2016-1837: Fixed a heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and
    htmlParseSystemiteral [bsc#981111].
  • CVE-2016-1838: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in
    xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal [bsc#981112].
  • CVE-2016-1840: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup
  • CVE-2016-4447: Fixed a heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName
  • CVE-2016-4448: Fixed some format string warnings with possible format
    string vulnerability [bsc#981549],
  • CVE-2016-4449: Fixed inappropriate fetch of entities content
  • CVE-2016-3705: Fixed missing increment of recursion counter.