Mageia 2020-0271: libxml2 security update

    Date 04 Jul 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated libxml2 packages fix security vulnerability: The fix for CVE-2019-19956 introduced regressions which can cause invalid xmlns references in output and memory leaks, possibly leading to more serious security issues. The broken fix has been reverted.
    MGASA-2020-0271 - Updated libxml2 packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 04 Jul 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0271.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-19956
    
    Updated libxml2 packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    The fix for CVE-2019-19956 introduced regressions which can cause invalid
    xmlns references in output and memory leaks, possibly leading to more
    serious security issues.  The broken fix has been reverted.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26753
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2020-06/msg00026.html
    - https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0020.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-19956
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libxml2-2.9.9-2.4.mga7
    

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