SUSE SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2015:0550-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

glibc has been updated to fix four security issues :

- CVE-2014-0475: Directory traversal in locale environment
handling (bnc#887022)

- CVE-2014-7817: wordexp failed to honour WRDE_NOCMD
(bsc#906371)

- CVE-2014-9402: Avoid infinite loop in nss_dns
getnetbyname (bsc#910599)

- CVE-2015-1472: Fixed buffer overflow in wscanf
(bsc#916222)

This non-security issue has been fixed :

- Fix missing zero termination (bnc#918233)

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?b33569f9
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
https://bugzilla.suse.com/887022
https://bugzilla.suse.com/906371
https://bugzilla.suse.com/910599
https://bugzilla.suse.com/916222
https://bugzilla.suse.com/918233
http://www.nessus.org/u?90bd2014

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83704 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68505
71216
71670
72428
72498
72844

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7423
CVE-2014-0475
CVE-2014-7817
CVE-2014-9402
CVE-2015-1472

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