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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128963

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: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/17

Updated: 2019/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15903

SSA: 2019-259-01