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libxml2 vulnerabilities

Description

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled format strings. 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 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-4448) It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4658) Nick Wellnhofer discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5131)


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 16.10 libxml2 2.9.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-dbg 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-dbgsym 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-dev 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-dev-dbgsym 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-doc 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-udeb 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-udeb-dbgsym 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-utils 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-utils-dbg 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 libxml2-utils-dbgsym 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 python-libxml2 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 python-libxml2-dbg 2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-dbg 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-dev 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-doc 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-udeb 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-utils 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 libxml2-utils-dbg 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 python-libxml2 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 14.04 python-libxml2-dbg 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.9
Ubuntu 12.04 libxml2 2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.17

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