Debian DLA-1524-1 : libxml2 security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117811
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-2018-14404 Fix of a NULL pointer dereference which might result in a crash and thus in a denial of service.
CVE-2018-14567 and CVE-2018-9251 Approvement in LZMA error handling which prevents an infinite loop.
CVE-2017-18258 Limit available memory to 100MB to avoid exhaustive memory consumption by malicious files.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u7.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.