Debian: DSA-3952-1: libxml2 security update

    Date23 Aug 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libxml2, a library providing support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML or HTML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, would cause a denial-of-service against
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3952-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 23, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libxml2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-0663 CVE-2017-7375 CVE-2017-7376 CVE-2017-9047
                     CVE-2017-9048 CVE-2017-9049 CVE-2017-9050
    Debian Bug     : 863018 863019 863021 863022 870865 870867 870870
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libxml2, a library providing
    support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. A remote attacker
    could provide a specially crafted XML or HTML file that, when processed
    by an application using libxml2, would cause a denial-of-service against
    the application, information leaks, or potentially, the execution of
    arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
    in version 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.9.4+dfsg1-3.1.
    
    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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