Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2137-1 libxml2 -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 26 Dec 2010
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2010-4494.
- More information:
Yang Dingning discovered a double free in libxml's Xpath processing, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny3.
For the upcoming stable distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.8.dfsg-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.
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