SUSE SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2017:1614-1) (Stack Clash)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-1000366: Fix a potential privilege escalation
vulnerability that allowed unprivileged system users to
manipulate the stack of setuid binaries to gain special
privileges. [bsc#1039357]

- The incorrectly defined constant O_TMPFILE has been
fixed. [bsc#1038690]

- An incorrectly specified buffer length in nscd netgroup
queries has been fixed. [bsc#986858]

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1038690
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1039357
https://bugzilla.suse.com/986858
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000366.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?de7157c4

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-989=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-989=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-989=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100913 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000366

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