A use-after-free vulnerability was discovered in XML::LibXML, a Perl
interface to the libxml2 library, allowing an attacker to execute
arbitrary code by controlling the arguments to a replaceChild() call.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.0116+dfsg-1+deb8u2.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-libxml-perl packages.
For the detailed security status of libxml-libxml-perl please refer to
its security tracker page at:
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4042-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 19, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq