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Secunia Security Advisory 50800

Secunia Security Advisory 50800
Posted Sep 28, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for libxml2. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 1b7db6bdc5adfa4a7d557342809ea10b

Secunia Security Advisory 50800

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for libxml2

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50800

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50800/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50800

RELEASE DATE:
2012-09-28

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50800/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50800/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50800

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for libxml2. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application
using the library.

For more information:
SA50092

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1587-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1587-1/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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