Slackware 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / current : libyaml (SSA:2014-111-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73637


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libyaml packages are available for Slackware 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected libyaml package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73637

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2014-111-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/04/22

Modified: 2014/04/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libyaml, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2525

BID: 66478

SSA: 2014-111-01