USN-1782-1: libxml2 vulnerability
28 March 2013
libxml2 could be made to hang if it received specially crafted input.
- libxml2 - GNOME XML library
It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled XML entity expansion.
An attacker could use this flaw to cause libxml2 to consume large amounts
of resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.