Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1524-1 libxml2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Sep 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18258, CVE-2018-9251, CVE-2018-14404, CVE-2018-14567.
- More information:
Fix of a NULL pointer dereference which might result in a crash and thus in a denial of service.
- CVE-2018-14567 /
Approvement in LZMA error handling which prevents an infinite loop.
Limit available memory to 100MB to avoid exhaustive memory consumption by malicious files.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u7.
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