Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : mcabber (SSA:2017-082-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97918


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected mcabber package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97918

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2017-082-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/24

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mcabber, 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: 2017/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5604

SSA: 2017-082-01