ALAS-2014-340


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-340
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-18 00:35 Pacific
Severity: Low
References: CVE-2013-2877 

Issue Overview:

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.0, as used in Google Chrome before 28.0.1500.71 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a document that ends abruptly, related to the lack of certain checks for the XML_PARSER_EOF state.


Affected Packages:

libxml2


Issue Correction:
Run yum update libxml2 to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    libxml2-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.i686
    libxml2-static-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.i686
    libxml2-devel-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.i686
    libxml2-python-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.i686
    libxml2-debuginfo-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.i686

src:
    libxml2-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    libxml2-devel-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.x86_64
    libxml2-python-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.x86_64
    libxml2-static-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.x86_64
    libxml2-debuginfo-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.x86_64
    libxml2-2.9.1-1.1.27.amzn1.x86_64