Security update for libxml2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libxml2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1299-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1159928 #1161517 #1161521
Cross-References:CVE-2019-19956 CVE-2019-20388 CVE-2020-7595
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python2 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for libxml2 fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-20388: Fixed a memory leak in xmlSchemaPreRun (bsc#1161521).
  • CVE-2019-19956: Fixed a memory leak (bsc#1159928).
  • CVE-2020-7595: Fixed an infinite loop in an EOF situation (bsc#1161517).

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 Module for Python2 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Python2-15-SP1-2020-1299=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-1299=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1299=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python2 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • python-libxml2-python-debugsource-2.9.7-3.19.10
    • python2-libxml2-python-2.9.7-3.19.10
    • python2-libxml2-python-debuginfo-2.9.7-3.19.10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • libxml2-doc-2.9.7-3.19.8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • libxml2-debugsource-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-devel-32bit-2.9.7-3.19.8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libxml2-2-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-2-debuginfo-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-debugsource-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-devel-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-tools-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-tools-debuginfo-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • python-libxml2-python-debugsource-2.9.7-3.19.10
    • python3-libxml2-python-2.9.7-3.19.10
    • python3-libxml2-python-debuginfo-2.9.7-3.19.10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • libxml2-2-32bit-2.9.7-3.19.8
    • libxml2-2-32bit-debuginfo-2.9.7-3.19.8

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