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    Mageia 2021-0002: libxml2 security update

    Date 04 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    libxml2 v2.9.10 and earlier has a global Buffer Overflow vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c (CVE-2020-24977). References: - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27300
    MGASA-2021-0002 - Updated libxml2 packages fix a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 04 Jan 2021
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0002.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-24977
    
    libxml2 v2.9.10 and earlier has a global Buffer Overflow vulnerability in
    xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c (CVE-2020-24977).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27300
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/2NQ5GTDYOVH26PBCPYXXMGW5ZZXWMGZC/
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/ENEHQIBMSI6TZVS35Y6I4FCTYUQDLJVP/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-24977
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libxml2-2.9.9-2.5.mga7
    

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