SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2012:1488-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This collective update to the GNU Lib C library (glibc) provides the
following fixes :

- Make addmntent() return errors also for cached streams
(bnc#676178, CVE-2011-1089)

- Fix overflows in vfprintf() (bnc#770891, CVE-2012-3406)

- Fix incomplete results from nscd (bnc#753756)

- Fix a deadlock in dlsym in case the symbol isn't found,
for multi-threaded programs (bnc #760216).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?77734184
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1089.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3406.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/676178
https://bugzilla.novell.com/753756
https://bugzilla.novell.com/760216
https://bugzilla.novell.com/770891
http://www.nessus.org/u?99aa8c42

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83565 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46740
54374

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1089
CVE-2012-3406

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