openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-SU-2013:1510-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following issues in glibc :

- CVE-2012-4412: glibc: buffer overflow in strcoll

- CVE-2013-0242: glibc: DoS due to a buffer overrun in
regexp matcher by processing multibyte characters

- CVE-2013-1914: glibc: stack overflow in getaddrinfo()
sorting

- CVE-2013-2207: glibc: pt_chown tricked into granting
access to another users pseudo-terminal

- CVE-2013-4237: glibc: Buffer overwrite - NAME_MAX not
enforced by readdir_r()

- bnc#805054: man 1 locale mentions non-existent file

- bnc#813306: glibc 2.17 fprintf(stderr, ...) triggers
write of undefined values if stderr is closed

- bnc#819383: pldd a process multiple times can freeze the
process

- bnc#819524: nscd segfault

- bnc#824046: glibc: blacklist code in bindresvport
doesn't release lock, results in double-lock

- bnc#839870: glibc: three integer overflows in memory
allocator

- ARM: Support loading unmarked objects from cache

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00072.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=779320
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801246
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=805054
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813121
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813306
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819383
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819524
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824046
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=830257
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834594
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839870

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75154 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4412
CVE-2013-0242
CVE-2013-1914
CVE-2013-2207
CVE-2013-4237
CVE-2013-4332

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