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USN-4274-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities

10 February 2020

Several security issues were fixed in libxml2.




It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-19956, CVE-2020-7595)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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