FreeBSD : libxslt -- Denial of Service (1a2aa04f-3718-11e6-b3c8-14dae9d210b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91720


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


Google reports :

- [583156] Medium CVE-2016-1683: Out-of-bounds access in libxslt.
Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.

- [583171] Medium CVE-2016-1684: Integer overflow in libxslt. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91720

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1a2aa04f371811e6b3c814dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/21

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxslt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684