Debian DLA-514-1 : libxslt security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91578

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: Medium

ID: 91578

File Name: debian_DLA-514.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/14

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/12

Reference Information

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