SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 9035)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update for glibc fixes the following security issue :

- A vulnerability was found and fixed in the GNU C
Library, specifically in the function gethostbyname(),
that can lead to a local or remote buffer overflow.
(bsc#913646). (CVE-2015-0235)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=913646
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0235.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 9035.

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: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81125 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72325

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0235

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