Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2580-1 libxml2 -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 02 Dec 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-5134.
- More information:
Jueri Aedla discovered a buffer overflow in the libxml XML library, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze6.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.