libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201110-26 / libxml2
||October 26, 2011
||October 26, 2011: 1
All supported architectures
#345555, #370715, #386985
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libxml2 which could lead to
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the application or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.7.8-r3"