SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 9587)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This glibc update contains one security and two non security fixes :

- directory traversal in LC_* locale handling.
(CVE-2014-0475). (bnc#887022)

- nscd gets activated upon upgrade. (bnc#882028)

- iconv command inserts a extra control code '0F'.

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9587.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77229 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0475

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