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libxml2 - Trustix Secure Linux TSLSA-2004-0010
TSLSA-2004-0010 - libxml2

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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0010

Package name:      libxml2
Summary:           buffer overrun in nanohttp
Date:              2004-03-05
Affected versions: Trustix 2.0

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Package description:
  This library allows to manipulate XML files. It includes support
  to read, modify and write XML and HTML files.

Problem description:
  URLs longer than 4096 bytes would cause an overflow while using nanohttp
  in libxml2.

  We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded.
  Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this
  package, you may want to remove it from your system.

  All Trustix updates are available from

About Trustix Secure Linux:
  Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus
  on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to
  date from day one using swup, the automated software updater.

Automatic updates:
  Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
  installed using 'swup --upgrade'.

Public testing:
  Most updates for Trustix are made available for public testing some time
  before release.
  If you want to contribute by testing the various packages in the
  testing tree, please feel free to share your findings on the
  tsl-discuss mailinglist.
  The testing tree is located at

  You may also use swup for public testing of updates:
  site {
      class = 0
      location = "http://tsldev.trustix.org/cloud/rdfs/latest.rdf" 
      regexp = ".*"

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  This advisory along with all Trustix packages are signed with the
  TSL sign key.
  This key is available from:

  The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
  or directly at

MD5sums of the packages:
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13066c223f0c3148eb69cfd399ea3f14  2.0/rpms/libxml2-2.5.10-1tr.i586.rpm
b0a80332a30d823552dc99a13ffbf689  2.0/rpms/libxml2-devel-2.5.10-1tr.i586.rpm
f58ec53e75a663aee96b7e472d01874f  2.0/rpms/libxml2-python-2.5.10-1tr.i586.rpm
2a048d808097e162648d7f31f6c0ada5  2.0/srpms/libxml2-2.5.10-1tr.src.rpm
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Trustix Security Team

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