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Mandriva Linux Security Update Advisory - libxml2 (MDVSA-2013:017)
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:017
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : libxml2
 Date    : March 5, 2013
 Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libxml2:

 A denial of service flaw was found in the way libxml2 performed string
 substitutions when entity values for entity references replacement
 was enabled. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted XML
 file that, when processed by an application linked against libxml2,
 would lead to excessive CPU consumption (CVE-2013-0338).

 The updated packages have been upgraded to the 2.7.6 version and
 patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0338
 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912400
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 e3d2c325dbb2d33ea2839de58db1fa74  mes5/i586/libxml2_2-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 567c33bce54fe89ec728e520e4c9bac2 
mes5/i586/libxml2-devel-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 18079083eb5e222383723eeae94c3a28 
mes5/i586/libxml2-python-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 7d75b05078300ea34c7e086d4f4b04a4 
mes5/i586/libxml2-utils-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 90e90f1098aababac24391b8e67fbeaa  mes5/SRPMS/libxml2-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 ab842379cfd78d886fc4e5d6f8205474 
mes5/x86_64/lib64xml2_2-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 1b4f5427a29f8499fce023d401914d8d 
mes5/x86_64/lib64xml2-devel-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 ebd9cb9095b6555afed217d194639953 
mes5/x86_64/libxml2-python-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 bb0fa6697516e0ea613f838606df963b 
mes5/x86_64/libxml2-utils-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 90e90f1098aababac24391b8e67fbeaa  mes5/SRPMS/libxml2-2.7.6-0.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  <security*mandriva.com>




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