Security update for libxml2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libxml2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1896-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1010675 #1110146 #1126613
Cross-References: CVE-2016-9318
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that solves one vulnerability and has two fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues:
Issue fixed:

  • Fixed a bug related to the fix for CVE-2016-9318 which allowed xsltproc to access the internet even when --nonet was given and also was making docbook-xsl-stylesheets to have incomplete xml catalog file (bsc#1010675, bsc#1126613 and bsc#1110146).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-1896=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1896=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1896=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libxml2-debugsource-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-devel-2.9.4-46.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libxml2-2-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-2-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-debugsource-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-tools-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-tools-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • python-libxml2-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • python-libxml2-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • python-libxml2-debugsource-2.9.4-46.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x x86_64):
    • libxml2-2-32bit-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit-2.9.4-46.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • libxml2-doc-2.9.4-46.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • libxml2-2-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-2-32bit-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-2-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-debugsource-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-tools-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-tools-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • python-libxml2-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • python-libxml2-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • python-libxml2-debugsource-2.9.4-46.20.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • libxml2-2-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-2-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-debugsource-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-tools-2.9.4-46.20.1
    • libxml2-tools-debuginfo-2.9.4-46.20.1

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