SuSE 11.1 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 5555)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The following bug has been fixed :

- Specially crafted time zone files could cause a heap
overflow in glibc.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678195
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735850
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-5029.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5555.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57434 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-5029

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