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    Debian: DSA-4042-1: libxml-libxml-perl security update

    Date 19 Nov 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4042-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    November 19, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libxml-libxml-perl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-10672
    Debian Bug     : 866676
    
    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
    version 2.0128+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
    
    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:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxml-libxml-perl
    
    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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