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

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81136 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0235

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