Slackware Linux 14.1 / 14.2 / 15.0 / current netatalk Vulnerability (SSA:2023-261-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 181558


The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to netatalk.


The version of netatalk installed on the remote host is prior to 3.1.17. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SSA:2023-261-01 advisory.

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


Upgrade the affected netatalk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 181558

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2023-261-01.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 9/18/2023

Updated: 9/18/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-42464


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:netatalk, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/18/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-42464