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.
openSUSE Security Update: libxml2: fixing heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2011-3919) ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:0107-1 Rating: important References: #739894 Cross-References: CVE-2011-3919 Affected Products: openSUSE 11.4 openSUSE 11.3 ______________________________________________________________________________ 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. Patch Instructions: To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - openSUSE 11.4: zypper in -t patch libxml2-5659 - openSUSE 11.3: zypper in -t patch libxml2-5659 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64): libxml2-2.7.8-16.21.1 libxml2-devel-2.7.8-16.21.1 - openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64): libxml2-32bit-2.7.8-16.21.1 libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.8-16.21.1 - openSUSE 11.4 (noarch): libxml2-doc-2.7.8-16.21.1 - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64): libxml2-2.7.7-4.11.1 libxml2-devel-2.7.7-4.11.1 - openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64): libxml2-32bit-2.7.7-4.11.1 libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.7-4.11.1 - openSUSE 11.3 (noarch): libxml2-doc-2.7.7-4.11.1 References: http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3919.html https://bugzilla.novell.com/739894