Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / current : libxml2 (SSA:2016-148-01)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91353

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and
-current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected libxml2 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9e3974a0

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91353

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-148-01.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 2016/05/31

Updated: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libxml2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449

SSA: 2016-148-01