SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2013:0858-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

- Fix stack overflow in getaddrinfo with many results
(bnc#813121, CVE-2013-1914)

- Fix locking in _IO_cleanup (bnc#796982)

- Fix buffer overflow in glob (bnc#691365)

- Fix memory leak in execve (bnc#805899)

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?2dfbe98d
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1914.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/691365
https://bugzilla.novell.com/796982
https://bugzilla.novell.com/805899
https://bugzilla.novell.com/810637
https://bugzilla.novell.com/813121
http://www.nessus.org/u?f7edf911

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83588 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58839

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1914

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