Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : gnutls (SSA:2016-254-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93411


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New gnutls packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected gnutls package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93411

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-254-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/12

Modified: 2016/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:gnutls, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6251

SSA: 2016-254-01