Debian DSA-2654-1 : libxslt - denial of service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 65793


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Nicolas Gregoire discovered that libxslt, an XSLT processing runtime library, is prone to denial of service vulnerabilities via crafted XSL stylesheets.


Upgrade the libxslt packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.26-6+squeeze3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65793

File Name: debian_DSA-2654.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/4/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxslt, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/3/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6139

BID: 58685

DSA: 2654