Operating System:

[Debian]

Published:

02 January 2020

Protect yourself against future threats.

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2020.0025
                          libxml2 security update
                              2 January 2020

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           libxml2
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-19956  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2019/dla-2048

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running libxml2 check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Package        : libxml2
Version        : 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u8
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-19956

It was discovered that there was a potential denial of service
vulnerability in libxml2, the GNOME XML parsing library.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this issue has been fixed in libxml2 version
2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS


Regards,

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      ,''`.
     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk
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