openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2015-944)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

glibc was updated to fix one minor security issue and two bugs.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- boo#950944: pointer guarding weakness

The following bugs were fixed :

- boo#955644: resource leak in resolver

- boo#936251: bits/time.h misses CLOCK_TAI that is present
in linux/time.h

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=936251
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950944
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=955647

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages.

Risk factor :

Low

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87663 ()

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