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|Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-26 ] libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201110-26)
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: October 26, 2011
Bug(s): #345555, #370715, #386985
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libxml2 which could lead to
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project.
Vulnerable: < 2.7.8-r3
Unaffected: >= 2.7.8-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the application or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.7.8-r3"
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