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

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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).
(CVE-2014-7817)

- 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
(bsc#917072)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=904461
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906371
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=915526
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=916222
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917072
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7423.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-7817.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9402.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1472.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10357.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81667 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7423
CVE-2014-7817
CVE-2014-9402
CVE-2015-1472

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