GLSA-202005-12 : OpenSLP: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 136642


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202005-12 (OpenSLP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


Gentoo has discontinued support for OpenSLP. We recommend that users unmerge OpenSLP:
# emerge --unmerge 'net-libs/openslp' NOTE: The Gentoo developer(s) maintaining OpenSLP have discontinued support at this time. It may be possible that a new Gentoo developer will update OpenSLP at a later date. No known alternatives to OpenSLP are in the tree at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 136642

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202005-12.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 5/15/2020

Updated: 1/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5544


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2018

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17833, CVE-2019-5544

GLSA: 202005-12