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USN-6658-1: libxml2 vulnerability

USN-6658-1: libxml2 vulnerability




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 22.04


It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML documents. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Update Instructions: Run `sudo pro fix USN-6658-1` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: python-libxml2 – 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.7 libxml2-utils – 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.7 libxml2 – 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.7 python3-libxml2 – 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.7 libxml2-doc – 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.7 libxml2-dev – 2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.7 No subscription required

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2024-25062.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs4
    • All versions prior to 1.74.0
  • Jammy Stemcells
    • 1.x versions prior to 1.390
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions with Jammy Stemcells prior to 1.390


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below.

The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs4
    • Upgrade all versions to 1.74.0 or greater
  • Jammy Stemcells
    • Upgrade 1.x versions to 1.390 or greater
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on
  • CF Deployment
    • For all versions, upgrade Jammy Stemcells to 1.390 or greater


2024-04-04: Initial vulnerability report published.

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