Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1171-1 libxml-libxml-perl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 866676.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-10672.
- More information:
The XML::LibXML perl module is affected by a "use-after-free" vulnerability which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by controlling the arguments to a replaceChild() call.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0001+dfsg-1+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-libxml-perl packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS