ESB-2017.2967 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] libxml-libxml-perl: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-11-20

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                               ESB-2017.2967
                    libxml-libxml-perl security update
                             20 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           libxml-libxml-perl
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-10672  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4042

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running libxml-libxml-perl check for an updated version of the 
         software for their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4042-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 19, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libxml-libxml-perl
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-10672
Debian Bug     : 866676

A use-after-free vulnerability was discovered in XML::LibXML, a Perl
interface to the libxml2 library, allowing an attacker to execute
arbitrary code by controlling the arguments to a replaceChild() call.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.0116+dfsg-1+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0128+dfsg-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-libxml-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libxml-libxml-perl please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxml-libxml-perl

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

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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