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    Gentoo: GLSA-202010-04: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date 20 Oct 2020
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    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202010-04
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: October 20, 2020
         Bugs: #710748
           ID: 202010-04
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2, the worst of which
    could result in a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    libxml2 is the XML (eXtended Markup Language) C parser and toolkit
    initially developed for the Gnome project.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  dev-libs/libxml2             < 2.9.10                  >= 2.9.10
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.9.10"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2019-20388
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-20388
    [ 2 ] CVE-2020-7595
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-7595
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202010-04
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    

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