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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2013:0178-1: important: libxml2: fixed buffer overflow during decoding entities

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openSUSE Security Update: libxml2: fixed buffer overflow during decoding entities

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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2013:0178-1

Rating: important

References: #793334

Cross-References: CVE-2012-5134

Affected Products:

openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.30

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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

 

Description:

 

A Heap-based buffer underflow in the

xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2

allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or

possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted entities in an

XML document.

 

 

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/standard/i586/patchinfo.30:

 

zypper in -t patch 2012-19

 

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

 

 

Package List:

 

- openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.30 (i586 x86_64):

 

libxml2-2.7.8-37.1

libxml2-debuginfo-2.7.8-37.1

libxml2-debugsource-2.7.8-37.1

libxml2-devel-2.7.8-37.1

 

- openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.30 (x86_64):

 

libxml2-32bit-2.7.8-37.1

libxml2-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.8-37.1

libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.8-37.1

 

- openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.30 (noarch):

 

libxml2-doc-2.7.8-37.1

 

- openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.30 (ia64):

 

libxml2-debuginfo-x86-2.7.8-37.1

libxml2-x86-2.7.8-37.1

 

 

References:

 

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5134.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/793334

 

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