[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#949583: libxml2: CVE-2019-20388

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Wed Jan 22 11:31:15 GMT 2020

Source: libxml2
Version: 2.9.4+dfsg1-8
Severity: important
Tags: security upstream
Forwarded: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/merge_requests/68
Control: found -1 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u2
Control: found -1 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2
Control: found -1 2.9.4+dfsg1-7
Control: found -1 2.9.10+dfsg-1


The following vulnerability was published for libxml2.

| xmlSchemaPreRun in xmlschemas.c in libxml2 2.9.10 allows an
| xmlSchemaValidateStream memory leak.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-20388
[1] https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/merge_requests/68

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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