SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libxslt (SUSE-SU-2020:0920-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135227

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for libxslt fixes the following issue :

CVE-2019-18197: Fixed a dangling pointer in xsltCopyText which may have led to information disclosure (bsc#1154609).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-920=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-920=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-920=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-920=1

SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1154609

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18197/

http://www.nessus.org/u?61844c0e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135227

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0920-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/6/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxslt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxslt-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxslt-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxslt1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxslt1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18197