The htmlParseTryOrFinish function in HTMLparser.c in libxml2 2.9.4 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) or information disclosure.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful libxml2 None
devel libxml2 2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1
precise/esm libxml2 None
trusty libxml2 None
upstream libxml2 2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1
xenial libxml2 None


Release Package Reason
vivid/stable-phone-overlay libxml2 ignored
vivid/ubuntu-core libxml2 DNE
yakkety libxml2 ignored
zesty libxml2 ignored