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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3513-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3513-2
Posted Dec 13, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3513-2 - USN-3513-1 fixed a vulnerability in libxml2. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could use this issue with specially constructed XML data to cause libxml2 to consume resources, leading to a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-15412
SHA-256 | 725d4df16b3faa1a69530fbb07e4208caf07eb720f3afceede9e440d734b49b0

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3513-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3513-2
December 13, 2017

libxml2 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

libxml2 could be made to crash or run arbitrary code if it
opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- libxml2: GNOME XML library

Details:

USN-3513-1 fixed a vulnerability in libxml2. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrecty handled certain files. An
attacker could use this issue with specially constructed XML data to
cause libxml2 to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libxml2=C2=A02.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.20
libxml2-utils2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.20
python-libxml22.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.20

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3513-2
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3513-1
CVE-2017-15412

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