Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1188-1 libxml2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5130.
More information:

Pranjal Jumde (@pjumde) reported an heap overflow in memory debug code of libxml2.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy10.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

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