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ESB-2012.0737 - [Debian] libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 06 August 2012
References: ASB-2012.0096  ESB-2012.0894  ESB-2013.1307  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.0737
                          libxml2 security update
                               6 August 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           libxml2
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 6
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-2807  

Reference:         ASB-2012.0096

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2521

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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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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