Mageia 2021-0002: libxml2 security update | LinuxSecurity.com
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/[email protected]/thread/2NQ5GTDYOVH26PBCPYXXMGW5ZZXWMGZC/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/ENEHQIBMSI6TZVS35Y6I4FCTYUQDLJVP/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-24977

SRPMS:
- 7/core/libxml2-2.9.9-2.5.mga7

Mageia 2021-0002: libxml2 security update

libxml2 v2.9.10 and earlier has a global Buffer Overflow vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c (CVE-2020-24977)

Summary

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/[email protected]/thread/2NQ5GTDYOVH26PBCPYXXMGW5ZZXWMGZC/

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/ENEHQIBMSI6TZVS35Y6I4FCTYUQDLJVP/

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-24977

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0002 - Updated libxml2 packages fix a security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/libxml2-2.9.9-2.5.mga7

Severity
Publication date: 04 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0002.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2020-24977

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