Fedora 13 : glibc-2.12.1-3 (2010-16594)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fix strstr and memmem algorithm (BZ#12092, #641124)

- Fix handling of tail bytes of buffer in SSE2/SSSE3
x86-64 version strncmp (BZ#12077)

- Never expand $ORIGIN in privileged programs (#643306,
CVE-2010-3847)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643306
http://www.nessus.org/u?343d6f52

Solution :

Update the affected glibc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50312 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44154

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3847

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