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<glsa id="201311-06">
<title>libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxml2, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">libxml2</product>
<announced>November 10, 2013</announced>
<revised>November 10, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="dev-libs/libxml2" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.9.1-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.9.1-r1</vulnerable>
<p>libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document with an application linked against libxml2, possibly resulting
in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-libs/libxml2-2.9.1-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2871</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-5134</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-0338</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-1664</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-1969</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-2877</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 18 Sep 2012 19:04:07 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:54:33 +0000">ackle</metadata>