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    Debian: DSA-2580-1: libxml security update

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    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
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2580-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 02, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libxml2
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-5134
    
    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.
    
    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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