Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxslt (MDVSA-2013:141)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66153


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


Updated libxslt packages fix security vulnerability :

Nicholas Gregoire discovered that libxslt incorrectly handled certain empty values. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted XSLT document, a remote attacker could cause libxslt to crash, causing a denial of service (CVE-2012-6139).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66153

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-141.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

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:python-libxslt, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xsltproc, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6139

BID: 58685

MDVSA: 2013:141

MGASA: 2013-0107