DescriptionAn issue was discovered in xmllint (from libxml2) before 2.11.8 and 2.12.x before 2.12.7. Formatting error messages with xmllint --htmlout can result in a buffer over-read in xmlHTMLPrintFileContext in xmllint.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1071162

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)buster2.9.4+dfsg1-7+deb10u4vulnerable
buster (security)2.9.4+dfsg1-7+deb10u6vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye2.9.10+dfsg-6.7+deb11u4vulnerable
sid, trixie2.9.14+dfsg-1.3vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Fixed by: (v2.11.8)
Fixed by: (v2.12.7)
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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