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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 10:50:41 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <>
To: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: Re: libxml2 denial of service flaw

* [2008-08-25 18:11:36 +0200] Tomas Hoger wrote:

>> 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.

If nothing else may crop up later, then that would be acceptable, but I
wouldn't want something to bite back later.

>> Has anyone tried this new patch?
>Being tested now.

Ok, nice.  I'll probably be grabbing the patches from your bugzilla as
well to test myself since quite a few users are (rightfully so)

Vincent Danen @

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