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RHSA-2009:1206 -- libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28958

Updated libxml and libxml2 packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. libxml is a library for parsing and manipulating XML files. A Document Type Definition (DTD) defines the legal syntax (and also which elements can be used) for certain types of files such as XML files.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:1206
  • CESA-2009:1206-CentOS 3
  • CESA-2009:1206-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-2414
  • CVE-2009-2416
Product(s):
  • libxml
  • libxml2