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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202402-11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202402-11
Posted Feb 9, 2024
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202402-11 - Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2. Versions greater than or equal to 2.12.5 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2023-28484, CVE-2023-29469, CVE-2023-45322, CVE-2024-25062
SHA-256 | ec389e9cd73d613a43c9949652fe1e63bd3df4b903e63661926fccc3941548fd

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202402-11

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Severity: Normal
Title: libxml2: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: February 09, 2024
Bugs: #904202, #905399, #915351, #923806
ID: 202402-11

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Synopsis
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Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2.

Background
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libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the GNOME project.

Affected packages
=================

Package Vulnerable Unaffected
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dev-libs/libxml2 < 2.12.5 >= 2.12.5

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.12.5"

If you cannot update to libxml2-2.12 yet you can update to the latest
2.11 version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.11.7 =dev-libs/libxml2-2.11*"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2023-28484
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-28484
[ 2 ] CVE-2023-29469
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-29469
[ 3 ] CVE-2023-45322
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-45322
[ 4 ] CVE-2024-25062
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2024-25062

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202402-11

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2024 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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