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    Debian: DSA-2521-1: libxml2 security update

    Date 04 Aug 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2521-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 04, 2012                        https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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