USN-5324-1: libxml2 vulnerability
14 March 2022
libxml2 could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libxml2 - GNOME XML library
It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML files. An
attacker could use this issue to cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-5422-1: libxml2-dev, python-libxml2, libxml2-doc, libxml2-utils, libxml2, python3-libxml2