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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2020-935f62c3d9
2020-11-14 01:11:09.444645
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Name        : libxml2
Product     : Fedora 33
Version     : 2.9.10
Release     : 8.fc33
URL         : https://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:

Add correct fix for CVE-2020-24977 (RHBZ#1877788), thanks: Jan de Groot.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Nov 11 2020 Richard W.M. Jones  - 2.9.10-8
- Add correct fix for CVE-2020-24977 (RHBZ#1877788), thanks: Jan de Groot.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1877788 - CVE-2020-24977 libxml2: Buffer Overflow vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1877788
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2020-935f62c3d9' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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