Red Hat comes with fix for leak in libxml2




Red Hat is the first software update released in response to a critical vulnerability in libxml2. Include the National Cyber ​​Security Center warned this week for the vulnerability in the library for processing XML documents.

Were able to leak out in 2003 cause a DoS attack on web applications. Malicious It came to light during a regular safety check by Sogeti. The researchers reported vulnerability at the National Cyber ​​Security Center, later the warning came .

The NCSC had developers libxml2 informed of the vulnerability. Who chose to disclose the leak public and also to provide a solution to software vendors. Red Hat is there now the first, as was known. The company provides three Linux distributions from Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora and CentOS.

The National Cyber ​​Security Center says finally to closely monitor the situation. According to the center also other parties with software solutions for the leak.


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