Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1211-1 libxml2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Dec 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-15412.
More information:
  • CVE-2017-15412

    It was detected that some function calls in the XPath extensions functions could result in memory corruption due to use after free.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy12.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

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