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Debian alert DSA-2128-1 (libxml2)

From:  Giuseppe Iuculano <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA-2128-1] New libxml2 packages fix potential code execution
Date:  Wed, 1 Dec 2010 21:15:40 +0100
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Debian Security Advisory DSA-2128-1 Giuseppe Iuculano December 01, 2010 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Package : libxml2 Vulnerability : invalid memory access Problem type : local (remote) Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2010-4008 Bui Quang Minh discovered that libxml2, a library for parsing and handling XML data files, does not well process a malformed XPATH, causing crash and allowing arbitrary code execution. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny2. For the testing (squeeze) and unstable (sid) distribution, this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.8.dfsg-1. We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 package. Upgrade instructions - -------------------- wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file. If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below: apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration. Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny - -------------------------------- Debian (stable) - --------------- Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc. 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