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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0358
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0358
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0358

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated libxml2 packages fix security vulnerability: The xmlreader in libxml2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XML data, related to an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack (CVE-2015-1819). The libxml2 package has been patched to fix this issue, as well as two out-of-bounds read issues (bgo#744980, bgo#746048).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-1819
BugTraq ID: 75570
Debian Security Information: DSA-3430 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1419
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:2550
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:2372 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0106 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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