How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-07
(libxslt: Denial of Service)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libxslt:
Multiple errors exist in pattern.c and functions.c (CVE-2012-2870,
A double-free error exists in templates.c (CVE-2012-2893).
A NULL pointer dereference in keys.c (CVE-2012-6139).
An error in handling stylesheets containing DTDs (CVE-2013-4520).
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
file in an application linked against libxslt, possibly resulting in a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libxslt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxslt-1.1.28'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71907 ()
Bugtraq ID: 55331556765868563548
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2870CVE-2012-2893CVE-2012-6139CVE-2013-4520
Nessus Professional: Scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreNessus Cloud: The power of Nessus for teams – from the cloud
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.