Slackware 14.1 / current : libevent (SSA:2016-085-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90203


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libevent packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues.


Update the affected libevent package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90203

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-085-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/28

Modified: 2016/03/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libevent, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6272

SSA: 2016-085-01