Slackware Linux 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / 15.0 / current libXpm Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2023-276-02)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 182467


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


The version of libXpm installed on the remote host is prior to 3.5.17. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2023-276-02 advisory.

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


Upgrade the affected libXpm package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 182467

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2023-276-02.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 10/3/2023

Updated: 10/18/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-43789


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libxpm, 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-2023-43788, CVE-2023-43789