When I want to install a library like libxml2 on ubuntu, I enter sudo apt-get install libxml2 and enter tab key. There are several names come out such as libxml2, libxml2-dev, libxml2-dbg and libxml2-uils. What are the full name of these suffixes? Which one do I need to install?
our servers need to update the libxml2 version from 2.2.26 to 2.9 (latest version). It is no problem that we have been installed the libxml2-2.9 version on our servers. but the problem is how can we config the libs path of libxml2 path in php? Since it still show the old version on phpinfo().
In a security notice, Canonical has published details about libxml2 vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems. According to Canonical, USN-1904-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in libxml2, but this update caused a regression for certain users.
On September 27th, in a security notice Canonical published details about a libxml2 vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 8.04 LTS operating systems.
According to Canonical, applications using libxml2 could have been made to crash or run programs if users opened a specially crafted file.
Juri Aedla, the user who discovered the vulnerabil