Fedora 21: libxml2 Security Update

    Date07 Apr 2015
    CategoryFedora
    72
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    fixes built in also added a couple of other entities related pacthes including a fix to CVE-2014-3660
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2015-4658
    2015-03-26 16:42:45
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    Name        : libxml2
    Product     : Fedora 21
    Version     : 2.9.1
    Release     : 7.fc21
    URL         : http://xmlsoft.org/
    Summary     : Library providing XML and HTML support
    Description :
    This library allows to manipulate XML files. It includes support
    to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. There is DTDs support
    this includes parsing and validation even with complex DtDs, either
    at parse time or later once the document has been modified. The output
    can be a simple SAX stream or and in-memory DOM like representations.
    In this case one can use the built-in XPath and XPointer implementation
    to select sub nodes or ranges. A flexible Input/Output mechanism is
    available, with existing HTTP and FTP modules and combined to an
    URI library.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    fixes built in also added a couple of other entities related
    pacthes including a fix to CVE-2014-3660
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Mon Mar 23 2015 Daniel Veillard  - 2.9.1-7
    - Stop parsing on entities boundaries errors
    - Fix missing entities after CVE-2014-3660 fix
    - Do not fetch external parameter entities (CVE-2014-0191)
    - Fix missing entities after CVE-2014-3660 fix
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1090976 - CVE-2014-0191 libxml2: external parameter entity loaded when entity substitution is disabled
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1090976
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update libxml2' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
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