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libxml2 vulnerabilities

Description

Florian Weimer discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause resource consumption, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-1819) Michal Zalewski discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-7941) Kostya Serebryany discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7942) Gustavo Grieco discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-8035)


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 15.10 libxml2 2.9.2+zdfsg1-4ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 15.04 libxml2 2.9.2+dfsg1-3ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-dbg 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-dev 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-doc 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-udeb 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-utils 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-utils-dbg 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 python-libxml2 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 14.04 python-libxml2-dbg 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5
Ubuntu 12.04 libxml2 2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.12

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