Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2048-1 libxml2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Dec 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-19956.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was potential denial of service vulnerability in libxml2, the Gnome XML parsing library.
xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.10 has a memory leak related to newDoc->oldNs.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u8.
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