MGASA-2021-0232 - Updated libxml2 packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 08 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0232.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-3541

Exponential entity expansion attack bypasses all existing protection mechanisms. (CVE-2021-3541).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29039
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/NYSYJVWYEQHFG2TBIQJRJ5COUR5LNFJJ/
- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2021/dla-2669
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3541

SRPMS:
- 8/core/libxml2-2.9.10-7.2.mga8
- 7/core/libxml2-2.9.9-2.7.mga7