Slackware 14.1 / current : libarchive (SSA:2016-172-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91718


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libarchive packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues.


Update the affected libarchive package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91718

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-172-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/21

Modified: 2016/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/20

Reference Information

SSA: 2016-172-01