OracleVM 3.3 : glibc (OVMSA-2015-0022) (GHOST)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

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

- Fix parsing of numeric hosts in gethostbyname_r
(CVE-2015-0235, #1183533).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?73666800

Solution :

Update the affected glibc / glibc-common / nscd packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81103 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72325

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0235

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