Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : expat (SSA:2019-259-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 128963
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New expat packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected expat package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?20fc67c4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128963

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2019-259-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 9/17/2019

Updated: 12/27/2019

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:slackware:slackware_linux:expat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/16/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15903

SSA: 2019-259-01