Debian DSA-3605-1 : libxslt - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91693

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libxslt, an XSLT processing runtime library, which could lead to information disclosure or denial-of-service (application crash) against an application using the libxslt library.

Solution

Upgrade the libxslt packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.28-2+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=802971

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3605

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91693

File Name: debian_DSA-3605.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/20

Updated: 2018/11/10

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:libxslt, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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: 2016/06/19

Reference Information

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

DSA: 3605