openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2017-715) (Stack Clash)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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]

- A bug in glibc that could result in deadlocks between
malloc() and fork() has been fixed. [bsc#1040043]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1039357
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1040043

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101126 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000366

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