Slackware 12.1 / 12.2 / 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / current : libxml2 (SSA:2012-341-03)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63169
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c5ed02c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63169

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2012-341-03.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 12/7/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libxml2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5134

BID: 56684

SSA: 2012-341-03