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SuSE: New libxml2 packages fix security vulnerabilities

A heap-based buffer overflow during decoding of entity references with overly long names has been fixed in libxml2. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for libxml2
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2012:0117-1
Rating:             important
References:         #739894 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-3919
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


  A heap-based buffer overflow during decoding of entity
  references with  overly long names has been fixed.
  CVE-2011-3919 has been assigned.

  Security Issue reference:

  * CVE-2011-3919
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3919



Patch Instructions:

  To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sdksp1-libxml2-5654

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-libxml2-5654

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-libxml2-5654

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1-libxml2-5654

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libxml2-devel-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

     libxml2-2.7.6-0.13.1
     libxml2-doc-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (x86_64):

     libxml2-32bit-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libxml2-2.7.6-0.13.1
     libxml2-doc-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libxml2-32bit-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ia64):

     libxml2-x86-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     libxml2-2.6.23-15.27.1
     libxml2-devel-2.6.23-15.27.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (s390x x86_64):

     libxml2-32bit-2.6.23-15.27.1
     libxml2-devel-32bit-2.6.23-15.27.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ia64):

     libxml2-x86-2.6.23-15.27.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ppc):

     libxml2-64bit-2.6.23-15.27.1
     libxml2-devel-64bit-2.6.23-15.27.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):

     libxml2-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (x86_64):

     libxml2-32bit-2.7.6-0.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586 x86_64):

     libxml2-2.6.23-15.27.1
     libxml2-devel-2.6.23-15.27.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (x86_64):

     libxml2-32bit-2.6.23-15.27.1
     libxml2-devel-32bit-2.6.23-15.27.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3919.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/739894
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=2a9a16773f62000d9967a5742f785534
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=bdfcc7d229d9bdc2471a30fac5e92a85
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