SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2012:1667-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for GNU C library (glibc) fixes multiple integer overflows
in strtod and related functions.

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?6dc57730
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3480.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/775690
http://www.nessus.org/u?1f58e0b7

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83570 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54982

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3480

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