SuSE 11.2 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 7110)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

- Fix strtod integer/buffer overflows. (bnc#775690,
CVE-2012-3480)

- Fix vfprintf handling of many format specifiers.
(bnc#770891, CVE-2012-3404 / CVE-2012-3405 /
CVE-2012-3406)

- Fix pthread_cond_timedwait stack unwinding. (bnc#750741,
bnc#777233)

- Improve fix for dynamic library unloading. (bnc#783060)

- Fix resolver when first query fails, but second one
succeeds. (bnc#767266)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750741
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=767266
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770891
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=775690
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777233
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=783060
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3404.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3405.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3406.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3480.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7110.

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: 64150 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3404
CVE-2012-3405
CVE-2012-3406
CVE-2012-3480

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