SuSE 11.1 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 4572)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues found in glibc :

- Specially crafted input to the fnmatch function could
cause an integer overflow. (CVE-2011-1071)

- The output of the 'locale' command was not properly
quoted. (CVE-2011-1095)

- Unprivileged users could read the NIS shadow database.
(CVE-2010-0015)

- Don't search the current directory if $ORIGIN is in
RPATH of libraries called by setuid binaries.
(CVE-2011-0536) The update also includes fixes for
non-security bugs. Please refer to the package changelog
for details.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=569091
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585879
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625591
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625835
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=645303
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647965
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649634
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=659090
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=664541
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=666179
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=673111
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=677787
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678031
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=685405
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=687510
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0015.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0536.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1071.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1095.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4572.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57106 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0015
CVE-2011-0536
CVE-2011-1071
CVE-2011-1095

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