SUSE SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2017:1611-1) (Stack Clash)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100911
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for glibc fixes the following issues :
- CVE-2017-1000366: Fix a potential privilege escalation vulnerability that allowed unprivileged system users to manipulate the stack of setuid binaries to gain special privileges. [bsc#1039357]
- The incorrectly defined constant O_TMPFILE has been fixed. [bsc#1038690]
- A defect in glibc's regression test suite has been remedied to avoid false positives. [bsc#987216]
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-988=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-988=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.