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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201110-26">
  <title>libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libxml2 which could lead to
    execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">libxml2</product>
  <announced>October 26, 2011</announced>
  <revised>October 26, 2011: 1</revised>
  <bug>345555</bug>
  <bug>370715</bug>
  <bug>386985</bug>
  <access>local, remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="dev-libs/libxml2" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">2.7.8-r3</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">2.7.8-r3</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project.</p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
      the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="high">
    <p>A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with
      the privileges of the application or cause a Denial of Service.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-libs/libxml2-2.7.8-r3"
    </code>
    
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4008">CVE-2010-4008</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4494">CVE-2010-4494</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1944">CVE-2011-1944</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2821">CVE-2011-2821</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2834">CVE-2011-2834</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:45 +0000" tag="requester">
    underling
  </metadata>
  <metadata timestamp="Wed, 26 Oct 2011 20:50:29 +0000" tag="submitter">
    underling
  </metadata>
</glsa>