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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-26 ] libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201110-26)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: October 26, 2011
Bug(s): #345555, #370715, #386985
ID: 201110-26

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libxml2 which could lead to
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.


Background

libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/libxml2
Vulnerable: < 2.7.8-r3
Unaffected: >= 2.7.8-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the application or cause a Denial of Service.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.7.8-r3"
   


References

CVE-2010-4008
CVE-2010-4494
CVE-2011-1944
CVE-2011-2821
CVE-2011-2834


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