openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-SU-2015:0184-1) (GHOST)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for glibc fixes the following security issue :

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

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00001.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=913646

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81136 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0235

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