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Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:28 PM

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.novel...-2012-5134.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/793334

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