Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxslt (cve_2012_5581_denial_of1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80694

Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- libxslt before 1.1.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via an (1) empty match attribute in a XSL key to the xsltAddKey function in keys.c or (2) uninitialized variable to the xsltDocumentFunction function in functions.c. (CVE-2012-6139)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.11.4.0.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/cve-2012-6139-denial-of-service-dos-vulnerability-in-libxslt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80694

File Name: solaris11_libxslt_20140114.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:libxslt

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6139