SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 8337)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for glibc contains the following fixes :

- Fix integer overflows in malloc. (CVE-2013-4332,
bnc#839870)

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

- Fix buffer overflow in strcoll. (CVE-2012-4412,
bnc#779320)

- Update mount flags in <sys/mount.h>. (bnc#791928)

- Fix buffer overrun in regexp matcher. (CVE-2013-0242,
bnc#801246)

- Fix memory leaks in dlopen. (bnc#811979)

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

- Don't raise UNDERFLOW in tan/tanf for small but normal
argument. (bnc#819347)

- Properly cross page boundary in SSE4.2 implementation of
strcmp. (bnc#822210)

- Fix robust mutex handling after fork. (bnc#827811)

- Fix missing character in IBM-943 charset. (bnc#828235)

- Fix use of alloca in gaih_inet. (bnc#828637)

- Initialize pointer guard also in static executables.
(CVE-2013-4788, bnc#830268)

- Fix readdir_r with long file names. (CVE-2013-4237,
bnc#834594)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691365
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=779320
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791928
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801246
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=811979
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813121
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819347
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822210
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=827811
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=828235
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=828637
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=830268
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834594
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839870
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4412.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0242.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1914.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4237.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4332.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4788.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8337.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71308 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4412
CVE-2013-0242
CVE-2013-1914
CVE-2013-4237
CVE-2013-4332
CVE-2013-4788

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