openSUSE Security Update: libxml2: fixing heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2011-3919)
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2012:0107-1
Rating:             important
References:         #739894 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-3919
Affected Products:
                    openSUSE 11.4
                    openSUSE 11.3
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   A heap-based buffer overflow during decoding of entity
   references with overly long names has been fixed.
   CVE-2011-3919 has been assigned.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - openSUSE 11.4:

      zypper in -t patch libxml2-5659

   - openSUSE 11.3:

      zypper in -t patch libxml2-5659

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

   - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

      libxml2-2.7.8-16.21.1
      libxml2-devel-2.7.8-16.21.1

   - openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64):

      libxml2-32bit-2.7.8-16.21.1
      libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.8-16.21.1

   - openSUSE 11.4 (noarch):

      libxml2-doc-2.7.8-16.21.1

   - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

      libxml2-2.7.7-4.11.1
      libxml2-devel-2.7.7-4.11.1

   - openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64):

      libxml2-32bit-2.7.7-4.11.1
      libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.7-4.11.1

   - openSUSE 11.3 (noarch):

      libxml2-doc-2.7.7-4.11.1


References:

   https://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3919.html
   https://bugzilla.novell.com/739894