Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1211-1 libxml2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Dec 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-15412.
- More information:
It was detected that some function calls in the XPath extensions functions could result in memory corruption due to
use after free.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy12.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 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