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[SECURITY] [DLA 3012-1] libxml2 security update

Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3012-1                debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Markus Koschany
May 17, 2022                                  https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package        : libxml2
Version        : 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u7
CVE ID         : CVE-2022-29824
Debian Bug     : 1010526

Felix Wilhelm discovered that libxml2, the GNOME XML library, did not correctly
check for integer overflows or used wrong types for buffer sizes. This could
result in out-of-bounds writes or other memory errors when working on large,
multi-gigabyte buffers.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

For the detailed security status of libxml2 please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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