SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 9477)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

glibc has been updated to fix one security issue that could have
resulted in free-after-use situations.

More information can be found at

This security issue has been fixed :

- posix_spawn_file_actions_addopen fails to copy the path
argument (CVE-2014-4043) Also a regression from a
previous update has been fixed :

- Don't ignore too long lines in nss_files (bnc#883217)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9477.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76604 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4043

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