openSUSE Security Update : libxslt (openSUSE-SU-2012:0343-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75939


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


libxslt was prone to an out-of-bounds read flaw when parsing certain patterns (CVE-2011-3970). This could lead to a Denial of Service.


Update the affected libxslt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75939

File Name: suse_11_4_libxslt-120214.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxslt-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3970

OSVDB: 78950