Debian DSA-3605-1 : libxslt - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 91693


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


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.


Upgrade the libxslt packages.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91693

File Name: debian_DSA-3605.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/20/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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


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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/19/2016

Reference Information

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

DSA: 3605