SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 10357)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

glibc has ben updated to fix three security issues :

- wordexp failed to honour WRDE_NOCMD (bsc#906371).

- Fixed invalid file descriptor reuse while sending DNS
query (bsc#915526). (CVE-2013-7423)

- Fixed buffer overflow in wscanf (bsc#916222) These
non-security issues have been fixed:. (CVE-2015-1472)

- Remove inaccurate assembler implementations of ceill,
floorl, nearbyintl, roundl, truncl for PowerPC64

- Don't return IPv4 addresses when looking for IPv6
addresses only (bsc#904461)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10357.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81667 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7423

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