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

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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
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q2/519

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 :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=882600
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=883217
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4043.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9477.

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: 76604 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4043

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