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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2580-1 (libxml2)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to libxml2 announced via advisory DSA 2580-1.

Insight

Insight

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.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

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