Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libxml2 which could lead to execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
|Package||dev-libs/libxml2 on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.7.8-r3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.7.8-r3|
libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libxml2-2.7.8-r3"