openSUSE Security Update : libxslt (openSUSE-2017-609)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100367

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libxslt fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-5029: The xsltAddTextString function in transform.c lacked a check for integer overflow during a size calculation, which allowed a remote attacker to perform an out of bounds memory write via a crafted HTML page (bsc#1035905).

- CVE-2016-4738: Fix heap overread in xsltFormatNumberConversion: An empty decimal-separator could cause a heap overread. This can be exploited to leak a couple of bytes after the buffer that holds the pattern string (bsc#1005591).

- CVE-2015-9019: Properly initialize random generator (bsc#934119).

- CVE-2015-7995: Vulnerability in function xsltStylePreCompute' in preproc.c could cause a type confusion leading to DoS. (bsc#952474) This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libxslt packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1005591

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1035905

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=934119

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=952474

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100367

File Name: openSUSE-2017-609.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/24/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-python-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt1-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 5/23/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7995, CVE-2015-9019, CVE-2016-4738, CVE-2017-5029