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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-231

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-231
Posted May 7, 2015
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-231 - Tilmann Haak from xing.com discovered that XML::LibXML did not respect the expand_entities parameter to disable processing of external entities in some circumstances. This may allow attackers to gain read access to otherwise protected resources, depending on how the library is used.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2015-3451
MD5 | b3b7a8c9d7c1599571b998c122679970

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-231

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2015:231
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : perl-XML-LibXML
Date : May 7, 2015
Affected: Business Server 1.0, Business Server 2.0
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Problem Description:

Updated perl-XML-LibXML package fixes security vulnerability:

Tilmann Haak from xing.com discovered that XML::LibXML did not respect
the expand_entities parameter to disable processing of external
entities in some circumstances. This may allow attackers to gain
read access to otherwise protected ressources, depending on how the
library is used (CVE-2015-3451).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3451
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0199.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
56454d5ba9fb144b9901b6f7e538e162 mbs1/x86_64/perl-XML-LibXML-1.950.0-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
609fca414b0ee1e0f8b5b4fd562c5d39 mbs1/SRPMS/perl-XML-LibXML-1.950.0-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm

Mandriva Business Server 2/X86_64:
04ec14d6f3d43958adc1d1e61a1a8e9f mbs2/x86_64/perl-XML-LibXML-2.10.0-3.1.mbs2.x86_64.rpm
a65198c480e219b986294f5028c6e4ee mbs2/SRPMS/perl-XML-LibXML-2.10.0-3.1.mbs2.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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