USN-2812-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2812-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-2812-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-2812-1
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Published
2015-11-16T18:19:52.118524Z
Modified
2015-11-16T18:19:52.118524Z
Summary
libxml2 vulnerabilities
Details

Florian Weimer discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause resource consumption, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-1819)

Michal Zalewski discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-7941)

Kostya Serebryany discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7942)

Gustavo Grieco discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-8035)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / libxml2

Package

Name
libxml2

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libxml2": "2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5",
            "libxml2-doc": "2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5",
            "libxml2-udeb": "2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5",
            "libxml2-dev": "2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5",
            "libxml2-utils": "2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5",
            "python-libxml2": "2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5"
        }
    ]
}