openSUSE Security Update : glibc / glibc-testsuite / glibc-utils / etc (openSUSE-2015-383)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

glibc was updated to fix security issues and bugs :

- Separate internal state between getXXent and getXXbyYY
NSS calls (CVE-2014-8121, bsc#918187, BZ #18007)

- Fix read past end of pattern in fnmatch (bsc#920338, BZ
#17062, BZ #18032, BZ #18036)

- Fix buffer overflow in nss_dns (CVE-2015-1781,
bsc#927080, BZ #18287)

Also this bug got fixed :

- Simplify handling of nameserver configuration in
resolver (bsc#917539)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected glibc / glibc-testsuite / glibc-utils / etc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83867 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8121

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