RHSA-2020:3996

Affecting libxml2-python package, versions <0:2.9.1-6.el7.5

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to RHSA-2020:3996. The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards. Security Fix(es): * libxml2: memory leak in xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c (CVE-2019-19956) * libxml2: memory leak in xmlSchemaPreRun in xmlschemas.c (CVE-2019-20388) * libxml2: infinite loop in xmlStringLenDecodeEntities in some end-of-file situations (CVE-2020-7595) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Remediation

Upgrade libxml2-python to version or higher.

References

CVE
RHSA-2020:3996
Snyk ID
SNYK-CENTOS7-LIBXML2PYTHON-1014715
Published
01 Oct, 2020