FreeBSD : libxslt -- DoS vulnerability due to type confusing error (ecc268f2-8fc2-11e5-918c-bcaec565249c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

libxslt maintainer reports :

CVE-2015-7995 :
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/27/10 We need to
check that the parent node is an element before dereferencing its
namespace.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2b2db28
http://www.nessus.org/u?47348eb2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87001 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7995

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