SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 8351)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This collective update to the GNU Lib C library (glibc) provides the
following fixes :

- Make addmntent() return errors also for cached streams.
(bnc#676178, CVE-2011-1089)

- Fix overflows in vfprintf(). (bnc#770891, CVE-2012-3406)

- Fix incomplete results from nscd. (bnc#753756)

- Fix a deadlock in dlsym in case the symbol isn't found,
for multi-threaded programs. (bnc#760216)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1089.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3406.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8351.

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: 62960 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1089
CVE-2012-3406

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