Gentoo: GLSA-202210-39: libxml2: Multiple Vulnerabilities | LinuxSe...
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202210-39
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 Severity: High
    Title: libxml2: Multiple Vulnerabilities
     Date: October 31, 2022
     Bugs: #877149
       ID: 202210-39

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2, the worst of which
could result in arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the GNOME project.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-libs/libxml2           < 2.10.3                    >= 2.10.3

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/libxml2-2.10.3"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2022-40303
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-40303
[ 2 ] CVE-2022-40304
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-40304

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-39

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2022 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

Gentoo: GLSA-202210-39: libxml2: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Resolution

All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.10.3"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2022-40303 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-40303 [ 2 ] CVE-2022-40304 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-40304

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-39

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 [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: High
Title: libxml2: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: October 31, 2022
Bugs: #877149
ID: 202210-39

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2, the worst of which could result in arbitrary code execution.

Background

libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the GNOME project.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-libs/libxml2 < 2.10.3 >= 2.10.3

Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.