Mageia 2020-0020: libxml2 security update

    Date05 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability: xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.10 has a memory leak related to newDoc->oldNs. (CVE-2019-19956)
    MGASA-2020-0020 - Updated libxml2 packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 05 Jan 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0020.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-19956
    
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability:
    
    xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.10
    has a memory leak related to newDoc->oldNs. (CVE-2019-19956)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25985
    - https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2019/dla-2048
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-19956
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libxml2-2.9.9-2.1.mga7
    
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