Advisories ยป MGASA-2013-0218

Updated libxml2 packages fix CVE-2013-2877

Publication date: 21 Jul 2013
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 2 , 3
CVE: CVE-2013-2877

Description

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled documents that end
abruptly. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to
crash, resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2013-2877).
                

References

SRPMS

3/core

2/core