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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in libxml2
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Name: Denial of Service in libxml2
ID: FEDORA-2014-13047
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 19
Datum: So, 23. November 2014, 13:23
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3660
Applikationen: libxml2

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Name        : libxml2
Product : Fedora 19
Version : 2.9.1
Release : 2.fc19
URL : http://xmlsoft.org/
Summary : Library providing XML and HTML support
Description :
This library allows to manipulate XML files. It includes support
to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. There is DTDs support
this includes parsing and validation even with complex DtDs, either
at parse time or later once the document has been modified. The output
can be a simple SAX stream or and in-memory DOM like representations.
In this case one can use the built-in XPath and XPointer implementation
to select sub nodes or ranges. A flexible Input/Output mechanism is
available, with existing HTTP and FTP modules and combined to an
URI library.

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Update Information:

New variants for the billion laugh DOS attacks
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Oct 16 2014 Daniel Veillard <veillard@redhat.com> - 2.9.1-2
- Fix for CVE-2014-3660
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1149084 - CVE-2014-3660 libxml2: denial of service via recursive
entity expansion
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149084
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update libxml2' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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