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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 18:11:36 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: Re: libxml2 denial of service flaw

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 09:58:38 -0600 Vincent Danen <>

> Does anyone know if this affects anything other than librsvg?  If so,
> the patch approach to fixing libxml2 would be better.  I've just
> started looking into this today, so I'm not quite up to speed on
> this, but it looks like there are problems with the gnome menus as
> well.

librsvg and strigi are known to be affected, according to the Debian
bug.  Rebuild against new libxml2 should do the trick, if that's the
way you can go.

> Has anyone tried this new patch?

Being tested now.

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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