GLSA-201110-26 : libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56660
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-26 (libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxml2-2.7.8-r3'