Libxml2/isc-dhcp Updates for Debian
Posted on: 08/05/2012 10:40 AM

The following two security updates has been released for Debian GNU/Linux: [SECURITY] [DSA 2521-1] libxml2 security update and [SECURITY] [DSA 2519-2] isc-dhcp regression

[SECURITY] [DSA 2521-1] libxml2 security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2521-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libxml2
Vulnerability : integer overflows
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-2807

Jueri Aedla discovered several integer overflows in libxml, which could
lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze5.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid),
this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-5.

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/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2519-2] isc-dhcp regression
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2519-2 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Nico Golde
August 4, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : isc-dhcp
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-4539 CVE-2012-3571 CVE-2012-3954

It was discovered that the recent update for isc-dhcp, did not contain
the patched code included in the source package. Due to quirk in the
build system those patches were deapplied during the build process.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.1-P1-15+squeeze6.

We recommend that you upgrade your isc-dhcp 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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