Fedora 18 : libxslt-1.1.28-1.fc18 (2013-4507)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66005


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to libxslt-1.1.28 to fix CVE-2012-6139 where the library could crash on invalid key references in stylesheets

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libxslt package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66005

File Name: fedora_2013-4507.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/18/2013

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:fedoraproject:fedora:libxslt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6139

BID: 58685

FEDORA: 2013-4507