SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 8579)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

- Fix stack overflow in getaddrinfo with many results.
(bnc#813121, CVE-2013-1914)

- Fix locking in _IO_cleanup. (bnc#796982)

- Fix buffer overflow in glob. (bnc#691365)

- Fix memory leak in execve (bnc#805899)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1914.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8579.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66802 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1914

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