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libxml2 (2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4) precise; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: add randomization to dictionaries with hash tables
    help prevent denial of service via hash algorithm collision
    - configure.in: lookup for rand, srand and time
    - dict.c: add randomization to dictionaries hash tables
    - hash.c: add randomization to normal hash tables
    - 8973d58b7498fa5100a876815476b81fd1a2412a
    - CVE-2012-0841
 -- Jamie Strandboge <email address hidden>   Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:20:11 -0600

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libxml2: GNOME XML library

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This package provides a library providing an extensive API to handle
 such XML data files.

libxml2-dbg: Debugging symbols for the GNOME XML library

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This package provides the debugging symbols for the library.

libxml2-dev: Development files for the GNOME XML library

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 Install this package if you wish to develop your own programs using
 the GNOME XML library.

libxml2-doc: Documentation for the GNOME XML library

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This package contains general information about the GNOME XML library
 and more specific API references.

libxml2-udeb: GNOME XML library - minimal runtime

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This is a minimal package for use in debian-installer that yields a
 library providing an extensive API to handle such XML data files.

libxml2-utils: XML utilities

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This package provides xmllint, a tool for validating and reformatting
 XML documents, and xmlcatalog, a tool to parse and manipulate XML or
 SGML catalog files.

python-libxml2: Python bindings for the GNOME XML library

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This package contains the files needed to use the GNOME XML library
 in Python programs.

python-libxml2-dbg: Python bindings for the GNOME XML library (debug extension)

 XML is a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language.
 A regular markup language defines a way to describe information in
 a certain class of documents (eg HTML). XML lets you define your
 own customized markup languages for many classes of document. It
 can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard
 metalanguage for markup languages.
 .
 This package contains the files needed to use the GNOME XML library
 in Python programs for use with the Python debug interpreter.