Scientific Linux Security Update : libxslt on SL7.x x86_64 (20201001)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 141695

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- libxslt: xsltCheckRead and xsltCheckWrite routines security bypass by crafted URL (CVE-2019-11068)

- libxslt: use after free in xsltCopyText in transform.c could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2019-18197)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e6143cce

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 141695

File Name: sl_20201001_libxslt_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2020

Updated: 10/23/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libxslt, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libxslt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libxslt-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libxslt-python, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11068, CVE-2019-18197