Debian DLA-514-1 : libxslt security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 91578
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were found in libxslt.

CVE-2015-7995

A missing type check could cause an application crash via a especially crafted file.

CVE-2016-1683

An out of bounds heap access bug was found in libxslt.

CVE-2016-1684

There was an integer overflow bug in libxslt that could lead to an application crash.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.26-14.1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxslt packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/06/msg00015.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/libxslt

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91578

File Name: debian_DLA-514.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/14/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxslt1-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxslt1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxslt1.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-libxslt1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-libxslt1-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xsltproc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/12/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7995, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684