Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2653-1 libxml2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 May 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3516, CVE-2021-3517, CVE-2021-3518, CVE-2021-3537.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libxml2, a library providing support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files, which could cause denial of service via application crash when parsing specially crafted files.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.
For the detailed security status of libxml2 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxml2
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