openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2016-234)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for glibc fixes the following security issues :

- fix stack overflow in the glibc libresolv DNS resolver
function getaddrinfo(), known as CVE-2015-7547. It is a
client side networked/remote vulnerability.

See also :

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-08

Solution :

Update the affected glibc packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88878 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7547

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