FreeBSD : libxslt -- DoS vulnerability due to type confusing error (ecc268f2-8fc2-11e5-918c-bcaec565249c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87001

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

libxslt maintainer reports :

CVE-2015-7995 :
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/27/10 We need to check that the parent node is an element before dereferencing its namespace.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2b2db28

http://www.nessus.org/u?a1325c51

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87001

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ecc268f28fc211e5918cbcaec565249c.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/23

Updated: 2020/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libsxlt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7995