SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : coreutils (SAT Patch Numbers 8334 / 8336)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This coreutils update fixes three minor security issues :

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0221: segmentation fault in 'sort -d'
and 'sort -M' with long line input. (bnc#798538)

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0222: segmentation fault in 'uniq' with
long line input. (bnc#796243)

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0223: segmentation fault in 'join -i'
with long line input (bnc#798541)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=796243
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798538
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798541
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0221.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0222.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0223.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8334 / 8336 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70134 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0221
CVE-2013-0222
CVE-2013-0223

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