SUSE SLES11 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2017:1621-1) (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]

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/1039357
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000366.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a4bc9aca

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-glibc-13158=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-glibc-13158=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-glibc-13158=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-glibc-13158=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-glibc-13158=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-glibc-13158=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: 100918 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000366

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