openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2017-715) (Stack Clash)
High Nessus Plugin ID 101126
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
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]
- A bug in glibc that could result in deadlocks between malloc() and fork() has been fixed. [bsc#1040043]
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected glibc packages.