Debian DLA-3101-1 : libxslt - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 164935

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dla-3101 advisory.

- Type confusion in xsltNumberFormatGetMultipleLevel prior to libxslt 1.1.33 could allow attackers to potentially exploit heap corruption via crafted XML data. (CVE-2019-5815)

- Use after free in Blink XSLT in Google Chrome prior to 91.0.4472.164 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-30560)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the libxslt packages.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.32-2.2~deb10u2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libxslt

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3101

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-5815

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2021-30560

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/libxslt

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 164935

File Name: debian_DLA-3101.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/10/2022

Updated: 9/10/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30560

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/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:debian:debian_linux:libxslt1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxslt1.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-libxslt1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-libxslt1-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xsltproc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/9/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5815, CVE-2021-30560