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libxml2 vulnerability

Description

## Releases * Ubuntu 12.04 ## Packages * libxml2 \- GNOME XML library USN-3513-1 fixed a vulnerability in libxml2. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that libxml2 incorrecty handled certain files. An attacker could use this issue with specially constructed XML data to cause libxml2 to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 12.04 libxml2 2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.20
Ubuntu 12.04 libxml2-utils 2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.20
Ubuntu 12.04 python-libxml2 2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.20

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