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Secunia Security Advisory 51478

Secunia Security Advisory 51478
Posted Dec 6, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for libxml2. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise an application using the library.

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systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | f2496b635130c8b8be7678c3882d2685

Secunia Security Advisory 51478

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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:
SA51478

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51478/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51478

RELEASE DATE:
2012-12-06

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51478/#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/51478/

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

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51478

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 a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise
an application using the library.

For more information see vulnerability #2 in:
SA48000

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1656-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1656-1/

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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Please Note:
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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