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Author Topic: 081202 New libxml2 package closes security vulnerability in VL 5.9/5.9.1  (Read 1563 times)

caitlyn

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A new libxml2 package to fix security issues including a denial or service or the
possible execution of arbitrary code if untrusted XML is processed is available for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1.  For more details see:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4225
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4226

The updated package is currently in the testing repository.  It will be moved to patches once we have received adequate test reports from users.

eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
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