openSUSE Security Update: Security update for libxml2
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:0886-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1186015 
Cross-References:   CVE-2021-3541
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2021-3541 (SUSE): 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Leap 15.2
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2021-3541: Fixed exponential entity expansion attack bypasses all
     existing protection mechanisms. (bsc#1186015)

   This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-886=1



Package List:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2 (i586 x86_64):

      libxml2-2-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-2-debuginfo-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-debugsource-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-devel-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-tools-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-tools-debuginfo-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      python-libxml2-python-debugsource-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      python2-libxml2-python-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      python2-libxml2-python-debuginfo-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      python3-libxml2-python-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      python3-libxml2-python-debuginfo-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2 (x86_64):

      libxml2-2-32bit-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-2-32bit-debuginfo-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1
      libxml2-devel-32bit-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1

   - openSUSE Leap 15.2 (noarch):

      libxml2-doc-2.9.7-lp152.10.15.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3541.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1186015