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Mandriva: 2011:131-1: libxml Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in libxml/libxml2: Integer overflow in xpath.c in libxml2 2.6.x through 2.6.32 and 2.7.x through 2.7.8, and libxml 1.8.16 and earlier, allows context-dependent [More...]

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDVSA-2011:131-1

 Package : libxml
 Date    : October 9, 2011
 Affected: 2011.

 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
 Integer overflow in xpath.c in libxml2 2.6.x through 2.6.32 and 2.7.x
 through 2.7.8, and libxml 1.8.16 and earlier, allows context-dependent
 attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute
 arbitrary code via a crafted XML file that triggers a heap-based
 buffer overflow when adding a new namespace node, related to handling
 of XPath expressions (CVE-2011-1944).
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


 Packages were misssing for Mandriva Linux 2011 with the MDVSA-2011:131
 advisory which are now being provided.


 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 66b5d13d1e9e6dc5a79d7f6bdce5e6bc  2011/i586/libxml1-1.8.17-18.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 022ffa3441d84441f2bd312f356549ce  2011/i586/libxml1-devel-1.8.17-18.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 6384102d5b61ac2c7cf4d790d90f5919  2011/i586/libxml2_2-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 284c49656c3988fcbdba703b904205fa  2011/i586/libxml2-devel-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 73489a6fbb129af2cd735480cf029168  2011/i586/libxml2-python-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 9a813862bf2269f89bb7e81414b3e093  2011/i586/libxml2-utils-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 
 8935abd10e88cf92c7c857a1bf8c6290  2011/SRPMS/libxml-1.8.17-18.1.src.rpm
 85c9a012833b1de55c7f0bc26a79a2b1  2011/SRPMS/libxml2-2.7.8-6.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 9bc39714f2af5c88bb7bedc7bc72856d  2011/x86_64/lib64xml1-1.8.17-18.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 083c2e62c3609ed8cff788fb2cda1b58  2011/x86_64/lib64xml1-devel-1.8.17-18.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 097866d7240ae59af8843e487af3c755  2011/x86_64/lib64xml2_2-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 ef477ce0daadd3d8427a76d64b0aa2f1  2011/x86_64/lib64xml2-devel-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 aafe476b2a6ac9b00cd1e91188680ac9  2011/x86_64/libxml2-python-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 16e64c023b78b45c912640c777df415d  2011/x86_64/libxml2-utils-2.7.8-6.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 
 8935abd10e88cf92c7c857a1bf8c6290  2011/SRPMS/libxml-1.8.17-18.1.src.rpm
 85c9a012833b1de55c7f0bc26a79a2b1  2011/SRPMS/libxml2-2.7.8-6.1.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

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