Fedora 12 : glibc-2.11.2-3 (2010-16641)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Correct x86 CPU family and model check (BZ#11640,
#596554)

- Don't crash on unresolved weak symbol reference

- sunrpc: Fix spurious fall-through

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

- Require suid bit on audit objects in privileged
programs (CVE-2010-3856)

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
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=645672
http://www.nessus.org/u?db83ce86

Solution :

Update the affected glibc package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50421 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44154
44347

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3847
CVE-2010-3856

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