Slackware Linux 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / 15.0 / current libX11 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2023-276-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 182466

Synopsis

The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to libX11.

Description

The version of libX11 installed on the remote host is prior to 1.8.7. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2023-276-01 advisory.

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 affected libX11 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bcc08324

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 182466

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2023-276-01.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 10/3/2023

Updated: 10/16/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-43787

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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:libx11, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, 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: 10/3/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-43785, CVE-2023-43786, CVE-2023-43787