[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#574104: libxml2: considers null bytes as EOF markers

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Tue Mar 16 11:10:03 UTC 2010

Package: libxml2
Version: 2.7.6.dfsg-2+b1
Severity: normal

libxml2 ignores null bytes (and following bytes) in an XML file:

$ printf '<test/>\0junk' | xmlwf
STDIN:1:7: not well-formed (invalid token)

$ printf '<test/>\0junk' | xmllint -
<?xml version="1.0"?>

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
   APT prefers unstable
   APT policy: (900, 'unstable'), (500, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-3-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=pl_PL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages libxml2 depends on:
ii  libc6                   2.10.2-6         Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  zlib1g                  1: compression library - runtime

Versions of packages libxml2 recommends:
ii  xml-core                      0.13       XML infrastructure and XML catalog

libxml2 suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

Jakub Wilk
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