DSA 2580-1: libxml security update
Posted on: 12/03/2012 09:34 AM

A libxml security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2580-1: libxml security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2580-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 02, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libxml2
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-5134

Jueri Aedla discovered a buffer overflow in the libxml XML library, which
could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.0+dfsg1-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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