USN-2875-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities
19 January 2016
libxml2 could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libxml2 - GNOME XML library
It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed
documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to
crash, 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.
- USN-2834-1: libxml2-dev, libxml2, python-libxml2, libxml2-utils, libxml2-udeb, libxml2-doc