Ubuntu 5760-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5760-1
December 05, 2022

libxml2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libxml2.

Software Description:
- libxml2: GNOME XML library

Details:

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash.
(CVE-2022-2309)

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information
or cause a crash. (CVE-2022-40303)

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2022-40304)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10:
  libxml2                         2.9.14+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
  libxml2-utils                   2.9.14+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  libxml2                         2.9.13+dfsg-1ubuntu0.2
  libxml2-utils                   2.9.13+dfsg-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libxml2                         2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.5
  libxml2-utils                   2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.5

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libxml2                         2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.8
  libxml2-utils                   2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.8

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5760-1
  CVE-2022-2309, CVE-2022-40303, CVE-2022-40304

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.14+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.13+dfsg-1ubuntu0.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.8

Ubuntu 5760-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities

December 5, 2022
Several security issues were fixed in libxml2.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.10 - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in libxml2. Software Description: - libxml2: GNOME XML library Details: It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash. (CVE-2022-2309) It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information or cause a crash. (CVE-2022-40303) It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-40304)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.10: libxml2 2.9.14+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 libxml2-utils 2.9.14+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: libxml2 2.9.13+dfsg-1ubuntu0.2 libxml2-utils 2.9.13+dfsg-1ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libxml2 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.5 libxml2-utils 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.5 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libxml2 2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.8 libxml2-utils 2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.8 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5760-1

CVE-2022-2309, CVE-2022-40303, CVE-2022-40304

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5760-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.14+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.13+dfsg-1ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.5 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.8

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