Slackware: 2022-122-01: libxml2 Security Update | LinuxSecurity.com

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[slackware-security]  libxml2 (SSA:2022-122-01)

New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0,
and -current to fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes bugs and the following security issues:
  Fix integer overflow in xmlBuf and xmlBuffer.
  Fix potential double-free in xmlXPtrStringRangeFunction.
  Fix memory leak in xmlFindCharEncodingHandler.
  Normalize XPath strings in-place.
  Prevent integer-overflow in htmlSkipBlankChars() and xmlSkipBlankChars().
  Fix leak of xmlElementContent.
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-29824
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on https://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
972cd393346a31e87c428fd16c77a40d  libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
e021eb84d5886f98455d1d3c9c7ce015  libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
b99385384f0836871de0de269bfcf0f5  libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
f02febc97f7e934ab1630d75da59c9bc  libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
e27f7944f9dd271e622e4d1049b0098a  libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
7b4041292d687a0a1d757613750e33e3  libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
ada5b3afa71dbbecab6930178c21de00  libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
b456fb74f5cb802755b6aa089bd63c7e  libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
488a06aa77c5c2443dbee7ba533c5073  l/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
62d835e8b7821a0ba897cbe926288c0a  l/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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Slackware: 2022-122-01: libxml2 Security Update

May 2, 2022
New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix security issues

Summary

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog: patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes bugs and the following security issues: Fix integer overflow in xmlBuf and xmlBuffer. Fix potential double-free in xmlXPtrStringRangeFunction. Fix memory leak in xmlFindCharEncodingHandler. Normalize XPath strings in-place. Prevent integer-overflow in htmlSkipBlankChars() and xmlSkipBlankChars(). Fix leak of xmlElementContent. For more information, see: https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-29824 (* Security fix *)

Where Find New Packages

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab (https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-)
Also see the "Get Slack" section on https://slackware.com for additional mirror sites near you.
Updated package for Slackware 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 Signatures

Slackware 14.0 package: 972cd393346a31e87c428fd16c77a40d libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: e021eb84d5886f98455d1d3c9c7ce015 libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
Slackware 14.1 package: b99385384f0836871de0de269bfcf0f5 libxml2-2.9.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: f02febc97f7e934ab1630d75da59c9bc libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
Slackware 14.2 package: e27f7944f9dd271e622e4d1049b0098a libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: 7b4041292d687a0a1d757613750e33e3 libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
Slackware 15.0 package: ada5b3afa71dbbecab6930178c21de00 libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 15.0 package: b456fb74f5cb802755b6aa089bd63c7e libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware -current package: 488a06aa77c5c2443dbee7ba533c5073 l/libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1.txz
Slackware x86_64 -current package: 62d835e8b7821a0ba897cbe926288c0a l/libxml2-2.9.14-x86_64-1.txz

Severity
[slackware-security] libxml2 (SSA:2022-122-01)
New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix security issues.

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg libxml2-2.9.14-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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