SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : libxslt (SUSE-SU-2020:1409-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 137539

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libxslt fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-13118: Fixed a read of uninitialized stack data (bsc#1140101).

CVE-2019-13117: Fixed a uninitialized read which allowed to discern whether a byte on the stack contains certain special characters (bsc#1140095).

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1409=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1140095

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1140101

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

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-13117/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-13118/

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?6fe2dfb9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137539

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1409-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/17/2020

Updated: 6/22/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2019-18197

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-devel, 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:15

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: 5/25/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/1/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-13117, CVE-2019-13118, CVE-2019-18197