Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : grep (cve_2012_5667_heap_buffer)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Multiple integer overflows in GNU Grep before 2.11 might
allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary
code via vectors involving a long input line that
triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. (CVE-2012-5667)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_5667_heap_buffer

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.7.5.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80634 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5667

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