USN-2592-1: XML::LibXML vulnerability

04 May 2015

XML::LibXML could be made to expose sensitive information.

Releases

Packages

Details

Tilmann Haak discovered that XML::LibXML incorrectly handled the
expand_entities parameter in certain situations. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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

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