GLSA-201904-02 : Libical: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123576


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201904-02 (Libical: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Libical. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Libical users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libical-3.0.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123576

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201904-02.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/04/02

Updated: 2019/04/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libical, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5823, CVE-2016-5824

GLSA: 201904-02