SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : libxslt (SAT Patch Numbers 8500 / 8501)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70843
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The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


libxslt received a security update to fix a security issue :

- The XSL implementation in libxslt allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an invalid DTD. (addendum due to incomplete fix for CVE-2012-2825). (CVE-2013-4520)


Apply SAT patch number 8500 / 8501 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70843

File Name: suse_11_libxslt-131106.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/12/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxslt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxslt-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3970, CVE-2012-2825, CVE-2012-6139, CVE-2013-4520