Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4042-1 libxml-libxml-perl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 866676.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-10672.
- More information:
A use-after-free vulnerability was discovered in XML::LibXML, a Perl interface to the libxml2 library, allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code by controlling the arguments to a replaceChild() call.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0116+dfsg-1+deb8u2.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0128+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-libxml-perl packages.
For the detailed security status of libxml-libxml-perl please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxml-libxml-perl