[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#496125: Bug#496125: Bug#496125: libxml2: security fix does double free / segfaults (breaks Gnome apps)

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sun Aug 24 07:31:41 UTC 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 11:38:09PM -0500, Walter wrote:
> I'm running etch and it seems like it is being affected by this bug
> also. Just after updating libxml2 to 2.6.27.dfsg-3 I was unable to open
> any files with eog, nor eog alone. No error messages when run from the
> command line, no pop ups. Upon rebooting gdm started but when starting
> gnome, it would hang for a little while at starting the window manager,
> and then stop with the top and bottom panels drawn with nothing in them,
> no menus, icons, or applets, just blank panels. No response from the
> panels.
> Downgrading from 2.6.27.dfsg-3 back to 2.6.27.dfsg-2 fixed the problem.

Are you using the Wasp theme ?


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