libxml2 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.8 source package in Ubuntu

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libxml2 (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.8) trusty-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1762.patch: return after error in parser.c.
    - CVE-2016-1762
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1833-pre.patch: clear up NULL deref in
      parserInternals.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1833-pre2.patch: handle 0-length entities in
      parserInternals.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1833.patch: fix tests in parserInternals.c.
    - CVE-2016-1833
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1834.patch: check for negative lengths in
      xmlstring.c.
    - CVE-2016-1834
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1835.patch: add check to parser.c, add tests
      to result/errors/759020.xml.err, result/errors/759020.xml.str,
      test/errors/759020.xml.
    - CVE-2016-1835
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap use-after-free in xmlDictComputeFastKey
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1836.patch: prevent stale pointer usage in
      parser.c, added tests to result/errors/759398.xml.err,
      result/errors/759398.xml.str, test/errors/759398.xml.
    - CVE-2016-1836
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and
    htmlParseSystemiteral
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1837.patch: prevent stable pointer usage in
      HTMLparser.c.
    - CVE-2016-1837
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-based buffer overread in
    xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1838.patch: add bounds check to parser.c,
      add tests to result/errors/758588.xml.err,
      result/errors/758588.xml.str, test/errors/758588.xml.
    - CVE-2016-1838
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-based buffer overread in xmlDictAddString
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1839.patch: add bounds check to HTMLparser.c.
    - CVE-2015-8806
    - CVE-2016-1839
    - CVE-2016-2073
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-1840.patch: properly handle error in
      xmlregexp.c.
    - CVE-2016-1840
  * SECURITY UPDATE: avoid building recursive entities
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-3627.patch: properly handle recursion in
      parser.c, tree.c.
    - CVE-2016-3627
  * SECURITY UPDATE: recursion depth counter issue
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-3705.patch: properly could recursion depth in
      parser.c.
    - CVE-2016-3705
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-4447.patch: improve error handling in
      parser.c.
    - CVE-2016-4447
  * SECURITY UPDATE: inappropriate fetch of entities content
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-4449.patch: fix another external entity fetch
      in parser.c.
    - CVE-2016-4449
  * SECURITY UPDATE: out of bound access when serializing malformed strings
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-4483.patch: improve string handling in
      xmlsave.c.
    - CVE-2016-4483

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>  Fri, 03 Jun 2016 08:59:55 -0400

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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-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libxml2

 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-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-dev-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libxml2-dev

 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-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libxml2-udeb

 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.

libxml2-utils-dbg: XML utilities (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 provides the debugging symbols for the utilities provided
 by the libxml2-utils package.

libxml2-utils-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libxml2-utils

 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.

python-libxml2-dbgsym: debug symbols for package python-libxml2

 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.