[ALSA-2021:1597] Moderate: libxml2 security update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2021-05-18
Description:
The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards. Security Fix(es): * libxml2: Buffer overflow vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal() in entities.c (CVE-2020-24977) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • libxml2-2.9.7-9.el8.i686.rpm
  • libxml2-2.9.7-9.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libxml2-devel-2.9.7-9.el8.i686.rpm
  • libxml2-devel-2.9.7-9.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-libxml2-2.9.7-9.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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