Slackware 14.1 / current : libarchive (SSA:2016-145-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91312


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libarchive packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected libarchive package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91312

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-145-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/05/25

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libarchive, 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: 2016/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1541

SSA: 2016-145-01