[SECURITY] [DSA 2137-1] Security update for libxml2



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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2137-1 security@xxxxxxxxxx
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 26, 2010 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libxml2
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2010-4494

Yang Dingning discovered a double free in libxml's Xpath processing,
which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny3.

For the upcoming stable distribution (squeeze) and the unstable
distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
2.7.8.dfsg-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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