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openSUSE-SU-2014:0701-1: moderate: libxml2: external parameter entity loaded when entity substitution is disabled
openSUSE Security Update: libxml2: external parameter entity loaded when
entity substitution is disabled
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0701-1
Rating: moderate
References: #876652
Cross-References: CVE-2014-0191
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

It was found that libxml2 incorrectly performs entity substituton in the
doctype prolog, even if the application using libxml2 disabled any entity
substitution. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted XML file
that, when processed, would lead to the exhaustion of CPU and memory
resources or file descriptors.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch 2014-53

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

libxml2-2.7.8-49.1
libxml2-debuginfo-2.7.8-49.1
libxml2-debugsource-2.7.8-49.1
libxml2-devel-2.7.8-49.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64):

libxml2-32bit-2.7.8-49.1
libxml2-debuginfo-32bit-2.7.8-49.1
libxml2-devel-32bit-2.7.8-49.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (noarch):

libxml2-doc-2.7.8-49.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (ia64):

libxml2-debuginfo-x86-2.7.8-49.1
libxml2-x86-2.7.8-49.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0191.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/876652


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