Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxslt (MDVSA-2012:028)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58178


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libxslt :

libxslt allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via unspecified vectors (CVE-2011-3970).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58178

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-028.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/03/01

Modified: 2013/12/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xslt-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xslt1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxslt-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxslt1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-libxslt, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xsltproc, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3970

BID: 51911

MDVSA: 2012:028